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Louisiana state, its conquest early submitted to the British government, Vol. II. 339. Ex.
pected aid from its inhabitants, 240. Its rich cotton crops, ib. Address to the inhabitants of,
by British officers, 341. Defensive preparations by the governor of, 346. Its frontiers described,
346—7. Its evacuation by the British, 387.

U.S. ship, her armament and crew, Vol. II. 362. Joins the Carolina schooner, 363.
Opens upon the British troops, ib. Ought to have been fired upon immediately, ib. Towed

away after the Carolina's explosion, ib. lll effects of her escape, 368.
Lower Canada, inhabitants of, their patriotic behaviour, Vol. I. 308-13. 949. 345.
Lundy's-lane, battle of, Vol. II, 142—59. 436–48.
Lyon's creek, skirmish at, Vol. II, 238.

Macdonnell, major, his mission to Ogdensburg, as a flag of truce, Vol. I. 195. Treatment he

experienced, ib. Succeeds to the command at Prescott, ib. Is denied permission to attack
Ogdensburg, but gets leave to make a demonstration upon the ice, 136. Collects his force and
crosses the St. Lawrence, 137. Is fired upon from Ogdensburg, 198. His capture of Og.
densburg, and eleven pieces of cannon, 139. His official letter to sir George Prevost, 393.
Alteration made in it, i40. (Lieutenant-colonel.) Commands a force near Chateaugay, 307.

Practises a successful ruse de guerre upon general Hampton, 310.
Macdonough, commodore, his cautious behaviour, Vol. I. 246–7. Hears of the departure of

captain Everard from Lake Champlain, and then sails out, 248. His boastful letter, 450.

Launches his ships at Vergennes, Vol. 11. 96. His designation of two cutters, 353.
Macfarlane, Mr. John, released from American imprisonment, Vol. II. 18.
Machodic-river, proceedings at, Vol. II. 265.
Macomb, colonel, U.S. army, advances to the attack of Matilda, Vol. I. 318-19. His curious

account, as contrasted with captain Biddle's, ib. (Major-general.) Retires before sir George
Prevost, Vol. II. 207. Crosses the Saranac, and fortifies his position, 209. His state of des.

pair, 216. Sudden exultation, ib. His official letter, 2204. 465.
Macrue's house, gallant affair at, Vol. 11. 74.
Madison, Mr. his war-manifesto, Vol. I. 2-15. Reply to it, 16–40. His profitable versatility,

44. Charges the British with what lie himself openly practices, 180. His ludicrous boast of
having the command of Lake-Huron, Vol. II. 199. Was on the field at Bladensburg, 285.
His narrow escape, 291. Flight, ib. Designation by an American general, ib. His procla-
mation, 303. 506.
Maguaga, skirmish at, Vol. I. 64–7.
Manchester, American village of, shares the fate of Newark, Vol. II. 19.
Manifesto, Mr. Madison's, Vol. I. 2--15.

the prince regent's, Vol. 1. 16. Compared with Mr. Madison's, 41.
Manners, captain, exchanges parole with an American captain, while both lie wounded on the

field at Stoney-creek, Vol. 1. 208. American misrepresentation corrected, ib.
Marlborough, Lower and Upper, proceedings at, Vol. II. 259. 279.
Marque and reprisal, American letters of, Vol. 1. 15.

-, British ditto, Vol. I. 16.
Mayeaux, serjeant, his heroic behaviour, and dastardly murder, Vol. II. 255-9.
M'Arthnr, general, U. S. army, his miraculous' escape, Vol. I. 61. His disgraceful proceed

ings in the western district of Upper Canada, Vol. 11. 241–3.
M'Clure, major-general, U. S. militia, marches from Fort. George, as if in pursuit of general
· Vincent, Vol. 11. 3. Retreats to Fort-George before colonel Murray, 7. Gives half an hour's

notice to the inhabitants of Newark, and then sets fire to their town, 8, 9. Abandon's Fori.
George and retreats across the river, 11. Orders the commandant at Fort-Niagara to prepare
for an attack, 16. 398. 400. Is justly charged by his countrymen as the cause of the desola-

tion of their villages, 26.
M'Culloch, captain, U. Army, his letter to his wife, Vol. I. 62.
M'Dougal, major, his evidence at colonel Mullins's court-martial, Vol. 11. 377.
M.Douall, lieutenant-colonel, his boisterous passage across Lake-Huron, Vol. II. 186–7. Ar-

rives at Michilimacinac, ib. Detaches a force against Prairie du Chien, ib. His gallant
defence of Michilimacinac, 193. Official account of the repulse of the Americans, 458.

Gross libel upon him refuted, 201–2.
M.Kay, lieutenant-colonel, of the Michigan fencibles, departs for, and attacks and carries, th

fort of Prairie du Chien, on the Mississippi, Vol. 11. 187-90. His official account of the en-

terprise, 450.
M.Micking, Mr. Peter, released from American imprisonment, Vol. II. 18.
M'Pherson, lieuteuant-colonel, U. S. army, his opinion of the conduct of the British at L

Colle mili, Vol. II. 87.
M'Queen, serjeant, of the Canadian militia, his gallantry, Vol. II. 74.
Medcalf, lieutenant, of the Canadian militia, his enterprising spirit, and gallant capture of a

body of American regulars, Vol. 11. 73—4.
Meigs, fort, its construction, Vol. 1. 194. Strength, 196. Attack upon, by colonel Proctor, ib.

Sortie from the garrison, 199. Repulse of the Americans, 200. Reinforcement to the garri-
son, 197. The latter storm and carry the British batteries, 198. Batteries re-taken, ib. Cap-

ture or destruction of nearly the whole American storming party, ib. 418.
Memoirs, Wilkinson's, extracts from, Vol. I. 80. 85. 86. 87. 90. 92. 193. 153. 170. 171, 172.

233–6. 252. 255 257-9. S02–4. 315. 318-22. 326–9. 332. 335. 338. 343. 346—7. 350. Vol. II,
36. 62. 78. 79. 83. 85-.9. 91. 94. 102. 105. 108. 114. 117. 121-3. 126. 127. 131-9, 140, 144, 148.

150. 156-7. 159. 278-81. 283, 286, 290. 293--5. 303. 342. 360. 385. 389.392.
Merchandize, admitted by the Americans to be good prize," Vol. II, 19%. 333.
Miami river, its situation, Vol. I. 50. See Meigs.

Michigan, lake, its situation and extent, Vol. 1. 48.
territory, surrender of the, to the British, Vol.

1. 70. 368. First American attempt at,
179. Is recovered by major-general Proctor's defeat, 285.
Michilimacinac, island of, its situation, Vol. I. 47.

., fort, its situation, Vol. I. 48. Its capture, 56. 353—5. Meditated recovery.'
Vol. II. 185. Jts garrison reinforced, 187. Attack upon it by the Americans, 193. Their re-

pulse, 195—6. 458. Restored by the treaty of peace, 399.
Mills, captain, U.S. army, exchanges parole with captain Manners, Vol. 1. 208. Is sent to the

American lines by a flag of truce, ib.
Mohawk Indians, their faithfulness, Vol. I. 222.
Montreal, in Lower Canada, expedition against determined upon, Vol. I. 255.

-, strength of the city, Vol. I. 304.
Moor's-fields, skirmish at, Vol. II. 308.
Moose-islund, its capture, Vol. II. 245-6. 479-5.
Moravian village, its situation, Vol. I. 284. Destruction by general Harrison, ib. See Thames.
Morgan, major-general his lines at New Orleans, Vol. 11. 367. 371. Is driven from them, 385—7.

547. 558–62.
Morrison, lieutenant-colonel, proceed from Kingston down the St. Lawrence, to annoy gene-

ral Wilkinson's rear, Vol. 1. 393. Lands at Point.Iroquois, 324. His exact force, 326
Draws up his small army near Chrystler's farm, 328. Is attacked by general Boyd, 329.
Defeats him, notwithstanding his great superiority of numbers, in a masterly style, 929—39.
His official account, 467–70. Proceeds further down the river, 339. Arrives ai Cornwall,

340. Detaches a force to Hamilton and Ogdensburg, 340-1. 465.
Muir, major, his imprisonment along with convicts in Frankfort Penitentiary, Vol. I. 299. 463.
Mulcaster, captain, R. N. his passage down the St. Lawrence from Kingston, Vol, I. 323. Ar-

rives at Fort. Wellington, 324. Lands troops at Point-Iroquiris, ib. Cannonades tue armed

gun-boats, 325.
Mullins, lieutenant colonel, of the 44th regiment, his fatal misunderstanding respecting the

facines and laddlers, Vol. 11. 375. His reported neglect, ib. Extracts from the court-martial

upon him, 375–9.
Munro, Mr. approves of the burning of Newark, Vol. 11. 11. His convenient designation of
the inhabitants of Havre-de-Grace, 42. 505. Clumsy excuse for the burning of st. David's,

136. His reply to Admiral Cochrane's letter, 302–3. 504.
Murray, colonel, embarks at Isle-aux-Noix, and lands at Plattsburg, Vol. I. 242. Destroys the

arsenal and barracks up the river Saranac, ib. Re-embarks, bringing away a quantity of'naval
stores, 943. 448. Marches against general M'Clure, Vol. 11.7. Enters Fort-George, 11. 396.
Crosses to the attack of Fort-Niagara, 13. Storms and carries the fort in a few minutes,

sir George, his arrival in the Canadas, Vol. II. 393. Immediate return on account of
the peace, ib.

National Intelligencer, extracts from, Vol. 11. 198. 271. 296. 333.
Native, and adopted American officer, their letters compared, Vol. II. 261.
Naval Monument, an American publication, extracts from, Vol. 1. 249. Vol. II. 53. 240.

Occurrences, James's, referred to, Vol. I. 122. 174. 209. 231. 240–1. 247. 252.- 260.
271-4. Vol. II. 23. 32, 56. 97, 101, 109. 123. 131. 167. 190. 200. 211. 220. 226. 947. 250.
276--7.302. 353.

History of the United States, extracts from, Vol. I. 247-9. Vol. II. 23. 353.
Negroes, in the Chesapeake, mistatements respecting, Vol. II. 268–71.333.
Newark, village of, its situation and size, Vol. 1. 52. Injury received by shot from Fort.

Niagara, 108. Entered by the Americans, 159. Burnt by the Americans, Vol. II. 8-11.
New Orleans, city of, its richness, Vol. II. 340. Menaced with an attack, ib. Its line of

maritime invasion, 346. Its extent and population, 347. Defensive preparations at, 348.
('onsternation of the inhabitants at the loss of the gun-boats, 354. Placed under martial

law, ib. Description of the surrounding country, 355—7.
New York, plan of the city described, Vol. 11. 292.
Niagara river, its situation, Vol. 1. 50–53.

falls, their height, Vol. I. 51.

fort, its situation and strength, Vol. I. 52. Vol. II. 15. Cannonade between it and
Fort-George, Vol. 1. 102. 108. Bombards Fort-George, 152. Is stormed, and carried by
colonel Murray, Vol. II. 13-18. 306. 400. Its recovery contemplated, 78. Restored at the

peace, 393.

frontier, British, its regular force in September, 1812, Vol. I. 80.

-, American, alarm caused by its exposed state in December, 1813, Vol. I.
Nichol, lieutenant-colonel, of the U. C. militia, his dwelling-house, distillery, and other

buildings, destroyed by the Americans, Vol. 11. 109–12. Points out a route for the carriage

of captain Dobbs's boat to Lake Erie, 167.
Nominy ferry, proceedings at, Vol. II. 263.
Norfolk Herald, newspaper, curious extract from the, Vol. II. 269.
North, U. S. army of the, its station and strength in 1812, Vol. I. 198. Advances towards the

boundary line, 129. Retreat into winter-quarters, 130. Re-advance in October, 1813, to join
general Wilkinson, 305. Its strength, ib. Attacks a small British force at Chateaugay,
and is driven back to Four Corners, 306-17. Retreats to Plattsburg, ib. Advance under

general Wilkinson, Vol. II. 81. Is repulsed at La Colle mill, 85-95. Retreats to Cham-
plain, 95. Principa! part carried to Sackett's Harbor by general Izard, 206. Remainder,
under major-general Macomb, retires to Plattsburg, 207. Its extraordinary good-fortune,

North-west, U. S. army of the, its first proceedings, Vol. I. 58. Surrender to the British,

70. Renewal, 178. Its division into two wings, 179. Proceedings against the Indians, 182.
Number of tomahawks supplied to it, 183. Its great augmentation, 263. 272. Lands
Amherstburg, 273. Its strength, 274. Defeats the British right-division, 281-8. Is dis-

membered, 298.
Norton, the Indian chief,' a Scotchman, Vol. II. 16.

Ocracoke harbor, proceedings of the British at, Vol. II. 69–71.
Officers, British, their imprisonment among convicts, Vol. I. 298—9. 461.
Ogdensburg, an American village, its situation and size, Vol. I. 124. Unsuccessful attack
upon by colonel Lethbridge, 128. Attacked and carried by major Macdonnell, 137–40.

Entered again by the British, 341.
Ogilvie, major, his gallant behaviour at Fort-George, Vol. I. 157. Ditto, at Stoney creek,

Ohio, U. S. schooner, her capture, Vol. Il. 167. 419.
O'Neill, Mr. taken at Havre de Grace, his contemptible behaviour, Vol. II. 45. Ludicrous

threat respecting his detention, 46.
Ontario, lake, its situation and extent, Vol. I. 53. Operations on in 1819, 252.
Orders in council, their revocation, Vol. 1. 15.
Oswego, fort and river, their description, Vol. II. 99. Attack upon the fort, 100—8. 422—30.
Otter creek, Lake Champlain, unsuccessful attack upon, Vol. II. 967. Ill consequences of

with-holding troops from, 97.
Overton, major, U. S. army, his official account of the bombardment of Fort St. Philip, Vol.
11. 568.


Painting, an American, of the Plattsburg battle, Vol. II. 225.
Pakenham, major-general, his arrival on the left bank of the Mississippi, Vol. 11. 363.

Amount of his force, ib. Determines to attack the American lines in front, ib. Makes an
unsuccessful demonstration, 368–9. Is cannonaded by commodore Patterson's guns on
the right bank, 369. Receives a reinforcement, 371. His exact force, 373. Attempts to
carry general Jackson's lines, 374. His death, 376–8. Exact spot where he fell, 378." The

chief cause of it, 379. His good moral character, 390.
Palace, the president's, at Washington, a guard of soldiers stationed at, Vol. II. 294. Aban-

doned, ib. Its destruction justified, 295. 304.
Paricer, captain, R.N., his gallantry and death, Vol. II. 308-9..
Parliamentary proceedings, extracts from, Vol. 11. 305.
Parole, form of one, Vol. 1. 234. Duties imposed by, 235. How considered by the American
government, 234-5.

and countersign, none used at New Orleans, Vol. II. 390.
Paroling the Canadians, American method of, Vol. I. 160.
Purty-spirit, its occasional use, Vol. I. 189. Its height in America, Vol. II. ·, at Washington, not destroyed, Yol. II. 304.
Patterson, commodore, orders out his gun-boats to defend the passes into Lake Borgne, Vol.

II. 317. Sends a purses and doctor to pump admiral Cochrane, 354. His official accounts of
the co-operation of his ship and schooner, 536.539. 541. Constructs a battery on the
opposite bank, and fires upon the British, 369-70. His official account of colonel Thornton's

exploit on the right bank of the Missişsippi, 539.
Peace, treaty of, Vol. 11. 575. Some remarks upon įt, 393.
Pensacola, taken possession of by the U. 8. troops, Vol. II. 345.
Percy, W. H. captain, R. N. his attack upon, and repulse at Fort-Bowyer, Vol. II. 343--6.
Perry, commodore, his appearance on Lake Erie, Vol. 1. 209. Defeat of the British flotilla,

271. Effects of his victory on the rival armies, 271-2, Accompanies major-general

Harrison up the Thames, 276.
Petite-Coquille fort, British deceived as to its defences, Vol. II. 358. Keal strength known, 364.
Philadelphia Gazette, extract from, Vol. II. 44.
Phillipsburg, Lower Canada, incursions into by the Americans, Vol. II. 81.
Pike, lieutenant-colonel, U. S. army, is detached against a British piquet, Vol. I. 129. His

men wound each other, 130. Returns unsuccessful, ib. (Major.general.) His action at
York, 143. His death by an explosion, 145.

U. S. ship, set on fire by the Americans at Sackett's Harbor, Vol. I, 170. Fire extin-
guished, 172. Her appearance on the lake, 230.
Pilkington, lieutenant-colone!, his official account of the capture of Moose island, Vol. II.

Plattsburg, village of, entered by colonel Murray, Vol. II. 242. Its situation and size, 209.

Details of the unsuccessful expedition against, 207-28. 461-9.
Plenderleath, lieutenant-colonel, his gallant conduct at Stoney creek, Vol. I. 206. At Chryst:

ler's, 468. Did not report his wound, 338.
Pocket-handkerchief, converted into a stand of colours, Vol. I, 106.

Point-Pedre fort, its strength, Vol. II. 334. Taken possession of by the British, ib.
Porter, major-general, U. 8. militia, his address to his countrymen, Vol. I. 109.
Portsmouth, N. Carolina, British land there, Vol. 11. 70. Quiet behaviour of the inhabitants,

Port-Talbot, 50 heads of families robbed and ruined at, by a detachment of Americans, Vol.

U. 181-2.
Pulson's Philadelphia paper, extract from, Vol. II. 293.
Prairie du Chien, fort, attacked and carried by a detachment from Michilimacinac, Vol. II.

187-90. 456-8.
Prescoli, or Fort- Wellington, its situation, Vol. I. 126. State of defence in October, 1812,

127. Fruitless cannonade against Ogdensburg, ib. Its fortifications described by an Ame-

rican ofiicer, 349. Intended expedition against, $48-9.
President's speech, extracts from, Vol. II. 199.
Presq'isle harbor, its situation, Vol. I. 49. Ill effects of not destroying the American fleet at

anchor there, 286,
Prepost, sir George, his omission to send notice of the war, Vol. 1. 68. His first impolitic
armistice, 78. Ill effects of his defensive ineasures, 83. Arrives at Ogdensburg, 135.
Verbally refuses to allow major Macdonnell to attack Ogdensburg, 136. Consents to a demon.
stration, ib. Writes an order against the attack, 140. His private letter to major Macdonnell
after the attack had been made, 141. Embarks at Kingston for the attack of Sackett's
Harbor, 165. Proceeds off the port, ib. Is induced to return, ib. Stands back for that
purpose, ib. Is invited from the shore to save a party of American dragoons from the fury
of Indians, 166. Stands in again for that purpose, and brings off 70 prisoners, ib. Resolves
to make the attack, ib. Loses the benefit of the wind,

ods with th

troops, 169.
Experiences little opposition, ib. Compels the enemy to set fire to his ships and naval
stores, 170. Orders a retreat, 171. Rejects the offers of major Drummond,' ib. Returns
to Kingston, 193. Remarks upon his proceedings, 173—7. Makes a demonstration upon
Fort-George, 254. His official account of major-general Proctor's defeat, 451. Passes a
severe censure upon the right-division, 283. His previous neglect of it, ib. Arrives at
Chateaugay at the close of the battle, 316. Writes the official account, 316. 462. Orders
the evacuation of all the British ports beyond Kingston, Vol. 11. 4. His intercepted
letters to general Drummond, 180. Disapproves of night.attacks, ib. Hints at the
insufficiency of the scaling-ladders, and at the men being deprived of their flints, 181. Pra.
poses another armistice, 182. Commences his march for Plattsburg, 207.

Enters an
American abandoned camp, ib. Arrives at Plattsburg, 208. Calls for the fleet to co-operate,
210. Remarks of Veritas on sir George's proceedings, 211-20. Sets off for Montreal,
928. His official account, 461.
Prints, known to be friendly to the war,' their use in the United States, Vol. 1. 162.191.
Prisoners, American, plan adopted by the British to protect them from Indian fury, 296.

-, British, most in human treatment of, by the American major Chapin, 227. March
into the interior, and imprisonment of, among convicts, 298-9. 461. Confinement of
Canadian inhabitants as, in Fort-Niagara, Vol. II. 18. An exchange for all agreed upon,

183. Its shameful violation, 1834-4.
Proclamation, general Hull's, Vol. I. 58. 356.

Brock's, ditto, 68. 70. 358, 368.
Smyth's, ditto, 109. 391.

Wilkinson's, ditto, 317. 466.
Proctor, colonel, commanding the British right-division, is ordered by. sir George Prevost
to refrain from acting, Vol. I. 181. Its ill effects on our Indiav allies, ib. His advance to
Brownstown, and attack of general Winchester, 187. His defeat and capture of the latter
and his army, 188–94. His official letter, 418. His return to Sandwich, to await reinforce.
ments, 194. Proceeds to attack major-general Harrison, at Fort-Meigs, 195. Erects
batteries, and opens an ineffectual fire upon the fort, 197. His batteries are stormed, but
retaken, 198~-201. He retires to Sandwich, 201. His official letter, 424. Is reinforced,
203. Advances to the attack of Fort Stephenson, 264. Fails in an attempt to storm the
fort, 265-7. Returns to Sandwich, ib. Is reinforced, 269. Sends a detachment on board
captain Barclay's fleet, 270. Retreats after the latter's capture, 274. Is abandoned by the
Indians, 275. Draws up his force near the Moravian village, 278. Is defeated by general
Harrison, 281. Escapes to Ancaster with a small part of his army, 2845. Sir George

Prevost's account of his defeat, 451.
Proceedings of congress, extract from, Vol. II. 25.
Public buildings, at Washington, misstatements respecting their destruction, corrected, Vol.

II. 293-7.802-6. Their value, 297. 503.
Purdy, colonel, U. S. army, his operations at Chateaugay, Vol. I. 308. His opinion of general

Hampton, 314. Want of promptitude, 315.
Put-in-Bay, its situation, Vol. I. 49.
Putman, major, U. S. army, his letter, surrendering Moose island, Vol. II. 474.

Quarterly Review, reference to Vol. II. 10.
Quebee journalists, their indiscreet impatience, Vol. II. 226.-7.
Queenstown, village of, its situation, and size, Vol. 1. 51. Plan of attack against, 89. Force

at, in October, 1812, 87. Attack upon by the Americans, 88. Details of the battle at, 89,
-102. Force of the invading army, 99. Its surrender, 95. British official account, 376.
American ditto, 379. 384.

Raisin, river, its situation, Vol. I. 80. Battle of the, 187–96. British official account, 4184

420. American ditto, 422. 424. American calumnies against the British refuted, 191-4.


Rappahannock river, exploit in the, Vol. II. 39.
Razees described, Vol. II, 253, American mistake respecting them, ib.
Reab, lieutenant, U. S. army, his readiness to break his parole, Vol. 1. 285.
Regulur force, British, in the Canadas, at the first of the war, its amount and unequal disa

tribution, Vol. 1.55. Respect paid to it, 133.
Rennie, colonel, his intrepid behaviour and death, Vol. II. 381.
Review, North-American, extracts from, Vol. II. 35. 41—3. 52.
Reynolds, major, U.C. militia, his gallant behaviour at Frenchtown, Vol. I. 185.
Riall, major.general, arrives from England, and joins the centre-division, at St. David's, Vol.

11. 12. Crosses to Lewistown, 18. Orders it to be destroyed in retaliation for the burning
of Newark, 19. Proceeds to, and destroys Fort-Schlosser, ib. Returns to Queenstown, ib.
Re-crosses to Black Rock, 20. Attacks and defeats the Americans there and at Buffaloe, 21
-25. 400—3. Destroys the two villages, 22. 402-4. Evacuates the American territory, 25.
Is attacked and repulsed by major-general Brown, 120~8. Retreats to Chippeway, 124.
Thence to Fort-George, 129. Proceeds lo Burlington Heights, in his way to which he is
reinforced, 132. Is superseded in the command by general Drummond, 142. Is wounded

and made prisoner, 146.
Richelieu river, its situation and extent, Vol. I. 238.
Right division of the British Canadian army, its early proceedings detailed, Vol. 1. 56–68.
Captures Detroit, and the first American north-western army, 68–74. Attacks and captures
the left wing of the second, 186--194, Attacks the right wing in Fort-Meigs, 196_201.
Retires from the siege, 201. Is reinforced, 263. Fails in an attack upon Fort-Stephenson,
265-7. Is further reinforced, 269. Suraitened for provisions, ib. Detachment sent on board
captain Barclay's feet, 270. Sad effects of the loss of that fleet, 271. Severe privations
under which the right-division labored, 271 Abandons Amherstburg, 274. Retreats
towards the Thames, pursued by general Harrison, 275. Is deserted by the principal part of
the Indians, ib. Drawn up near the Moravian village, 276. Surrenders after a slight
resistance, 282. 451. Is censured by the commander-in-chief, 283. Its name given to the

late centre-division, Vol. II. 434.
Ripley, major-general, U.S. army, reconnoitres the British after the battle of Lundy's lane,

Vol. II. 158. Retreats to Fort-Erie, ib. Enlarges and strengthens that fort, 161. Is

relieved by general Gaines, 164.
Roberts, caplain, his capture of Fort-Michilimacinac, Vol. I. 56. His official letter, 353.
Roman valor, not equal to American, Vol. II. 25. Want of it at Bladensburg, 291.
Ross, major-general, arrives in the Chesapeake, Vol. II. 275. Lands to reconnoitre, ib.

Determines, upon rear-admiral Cockburn's suggestion, to attack Washington, 276. En-
camps his army at Upper Marlborough, .273. Is joined by rear-admiral Cockburn, 281.
Advances towards Washington, 288. Arrives at Bladensburg, ib. His official account of
that battle, 496. Is near taking the president of the U.S. 291. Advances to Washington,
293. Has his horse shot under him, ib. Enters the city, 294. Departs from it, 300. Lands
at North point, 313. Advances to reconnoitre, 314. Is skirmished with, 315. Returns for
a reinforcement, ib. Is shot on his way, ib. His affecting end, 509, 514.517. Effect of his

death upon the expedition, 315. His character, 329-31.
Round-head, the Indian chief, his capture of the American general Winchester, Vol. I, 188.

Safe delivery of his prisoner to colonel Proctor, ib.
Rouse's point, projected battery at, Vol. I. 238.
Royal George, ship, attack upon the, Vol. I, 129,

Sackett's Harbor, village of, its situation, Vol. I. 54. 167. Size, and the strength of its defences,

167. Attack upon, by sir George Prevost, 168. Its weak resistance, 169–74. Extraordinary
retreat from, 171. 413. British loss at, 173. 417. American ditto, 173. Importance of that
station to the British, 174. American remarks upon the subject, 175. Il effects of not

holding the post, 285. Defenceless state in January, 1814, Vol. 11. 98.
Suvannah, in Georgia, described, Vol. II. 336. Meditated expedition against, ib, How defeat.

ed, 337.
Sandwich, village of, its situation, Vol. I. 48.
Sandusky, river, ditto, ditto, 50.
Saranac, river, on Lake Champlain, ascended by colonel Murray, and American arsenal and
barracks there situated, destroyed, Vol. 1, 242. Proceedings there by sir George Prevost,

Vol. II. 209-27.
Scaling ladders, their shortness, one cause of the failure in the assault of Fort-Erie, Vol. II. 109.

178. 181. Neglected to be placed at the attack of New Orleans, Vol. II. 975. Made of ripe
canes, 383.
Scalp, first that was taken in the war, Vol. I, 59. American reward offered for taking, 183.

Mode of extracting it, 293.
Schlosser, fort, captured, Vol. I. 50. Surprised by colonel Clarke, 219.
Scott, lieutenant-colonel, United States' army, his attack upon York, Vol. I. 232–3. Is

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Sentinel, British, anecdote of one at Washington, Vol. 11. 296.
Sheaffe, major-general, his arrival at Queenstown, Vol. I. 94. Official account of the battle,

976. Impolitic armistice, !00. Lenity to the Americans, 101. His action at York, 143. Rem

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Sherbrooke, sir John C. his official account of the proceedings up the Penobscot, Vol. II. 475.
Shields, Mr. purser, United States' navy, his trick upon the British commanders at New Or.

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Short, lieutenant-colonel, his gallant behaviour, and death, Vol. I. 266.

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