|Cecil County, Maryland, Map Source|
From The Sassafras River Water Trail [Cecil County, Maryland, area]:
"On May 6, 1813, British Rear Admiral Sir George Cockburn led his naval forces up the Sassafras River to raid the twin ports of Georgetown and Fredericktown."
"The third expedition undertaken....". H.M.S. Maidstone, off the Sassafras river, May 6th, 1813. (see below):