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The Battle of Plattsburg
September 11, 1814
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James P. Millard
Viewer Note: This is one of a series of pages regarding the Battle of Plattsburgh. If you have been directed here from a search engine, we suggest you begin HERE.
FOR ACTUAL TRANSCRIPTS OF LETTERS WRITTEN BY THE COMBATANTS USE THE LINKS BELOW:
Captain Daniel Pring, RN
Commander HMS Linnet
George Beale, Jr. Purser USS
General Alexander Macomb, Commander US Army
Dr. James Mann's account of the Battle of Plattsburg (excerpts from a work by the Army physician assigned to Crab Island during the Battle of Plattsburgh.)
The Secrets of Crab Island- by James P. Millard
The Forgotten Graves of Crab Island- by James G. Bailey. (Guest Contributor)
Return of killed and wounded on board the United States squadron on Lake Champlain, in the engagement with the British fleet, on the 11th of September, 1814 - Listing of the names of the American sailors killed and wounded during the naval battle.
Vessels and forces involved in the naval battle. (chart detailing specifics.)
Duncan, wounded veteran of Macdonough's
The Battle of
Lake Champlain [a.k.a. Battle of Plattsburgh] The Story of an Eye-Witness,
Retold by J.E. Tuttle
The enormous anchor from HMS Confiance has been raised from the depths of Cumberland Bay and is on display in Plattsburgh's City Hall building
*America's Historic Lakes wishes to thank Barbara Gallagher for contributing the Confiance anchor photos.
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