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engaged at the
Battle of Plattsburg
September 11, 1814
By James P. Millard
|USS SARATOGA||Frigate/26 guns||HMS CONFIANCE||Frigate/39 guns|
|Master Commandant T. Macdonough Flagship||28 killed, 29 wounded||Captain G.
|41 killed, including Captain Downey/40 wounded|
|USS EAGLE||Brig/20 guns||HMS LINNET||Brig/16 guns|
|13 killed, 20 wounded||Capt. Daniel
|10 killed/14 wounded|
|USS TICONDEROGA||Schooner/17 guns||HMS CHUBB ||Sloop/11 guns|
|6 killed, 6 injured||Capt. James McGhie commanding||6 killed/16 wounded|
|USS PREBLE||Sloop/7guns||HMS FINCH ||Sloop/11 guns|
|2 killed, 0 injured||Capt. William
|0 killed/2 wounded|
|ALLEN||SIR JAMES YEO|
|ALWYN||SIR GEORGE PREVOST|
|BALLARD||SIR SIDNEY BECKWITH|
|BORER||3 killed, 1 wounded||BROCK|
|WILMER||1 wounded||MARSHAL BERESFORD|
|Total Men involved||820||1050|
|Total Casualties||52 killed, 58 wounded||84 killed, 110 wounded|
|Total Number of guns||86||95|
 formerly, the "Hunter" (American), renamed "Growler" by Macdonough, then captured by the British in the Richelieu on July 3, 1813, and renamed the "Shannon" before being christened the "Finch."
 formerly the "Bulldog" (American) renamed "Eagle" by Macdonough before being captured with the "Growler" in the battle on the Richelieu.
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