From the Library of Congress, First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820, a letter written by
Camp at the mouth of Portage Upon Lake Erie
20th Oct. 1813
The Army having now returned to this place [from the Battle of the Thames].....October 20....united...a Band of Brothers.....
From The Battle of the Thames: In which Kentuckians ...:
"On October 20th the day following their arrival a general order was issued for the troops to return to Kentucky by way of Franklinton (Columbus), at which point those who had received government arms were to deposit them...".