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Frew, David R
Perry's Lake Erie fleet : after the glory / David Frew
Alternate Title After the glory
Charleston, SC : History Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E360 .F74 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations
Great Lakes Region (North America) -- History, Naval -- 19th century
Subject(s) Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813
Subject Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819
United States. Navy -- History -- War of 1812
Physical Description 142 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-134) and index
Contents Usher Parsons' baptism: cannonballs and splinters -- Before the wars: Native North Americans meet the Europeans -- Victory on Lake Erie: limping home -- Lake Erie: the Iroquois River sea -- Misery Bay miseries: lake fever -- North Country: Sinclair's challenge -- Daniel Dobbins: sailing master -- The burnings: from York and Dover Mills to Washington, D.C. -- Miller Worsley's first command: the Georgian Bay supply line -- Destination Mackinac: the 1814 campaign -- The Nancy: a consolation prize -- Sneak attack: Miller Worsley's Georgian Bay victory -- Fleet shipwright: curmudgeon, logistics specialist and spy -- Perry and Elliott: the duel that never took place -- Destiny: Perry, Sinclair, Worsley, Barclay, Elliott, Dobbins and Parsons -- Perry's fleet: the ravages of time -- James Fenimore Cooper enters the debate: Elliott's last stand -- Salvaging Perry's fleet: the resurrections of Lawrence and Niagara -- Wasaga Beach gives up its dead: the Nancy rises from the silt -- The new Niagara: the brig sails again -- Shipwreck in Lake Erie: could it be Caledonia? -- The mysteries of history: approaching the two-hundred-year anniversary -- Appendix: American and British ships from the Battle of Lake Erie

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