Thursday, June 5, 2014

Billy Green, The Scout

"...Abraham Gorman [or Corman], of Stoney Creek,...told the story of the capture of his father, Isaac Gorman, by the Americans, June 5, 1813, how he obtained his release, also the countersign which he told to Billy Green, the scout, who, in turn, gave it to General Vincent, the memorable night of the battle [Stoney Creek]. Source

A map of the Stoney Creek battlefield here (also a portrait of Billy Green).

...talked of the battle [Stoney Creek] and its great power in saving Canada for the British Crown.  [Source]

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