Monday, November 17, 2014

Driven Off By The Cavalry

From The military heroes of the war of 1812: with a narrative of the war:

"...Lieutenant Colonel Campbell of the 19th infantry was dispatched...against the Indian towns on the Mississinewa river.... . On the seventeenth of November he surprised a village inhabited by Delawares and Miamis... ."

"Just before daylight the next morning they were attacked by a party of Indians three hundred strong.  A desperate contest was kept up for nearly an hour when the enemy were driven off by a charge of cavalry....". [Source]

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