Monday, September 29, 2014

Detroit Reclaimed

Interesting events ...:

[September 29] 1813 Detroit....

"On August 16, 1812, it was surrendered by General Hull to the British army commanded by Gen. Isaac Brock. Detroit was reoccupied by the Americans on September 29, 1813, when the name of the fort was changed to FORT SHELBY The new name was adopted in honor of Gen. Isaac Shelby, governor of Kentucky, who raised a large body of Kentucky riflemen and marched to the relief of Detroit." [Source]

1813-14  War with the Creek Indians......

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