Thursday, January 22, 2015

Jackson At The Battle Of Emuckfau

Source - Page 197
22 January 1814 

"In the afternoon of the 21st the army fell in with numerous fresh trails. These indications of the proximity of a large body of the enemy being presently confirmed by the reports of his spies. Jackson, encamping on the high grounds of Emuckfau, made every preparation to meet a sudden attack. It was well he did so. The morning of the 22d was just beginning to dawn when his left wing was startled by the furious assault... ."

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