Lifeline: The War of 1812 Along the Upper St. Lawrence River

By: Mike Phifer

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Book Details: 170 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 170 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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This work sheds light on the important region along the Upper St. Lawrence River (eastern Ontario and northern New York) during the War of 1812. All the battles and skirmishes are covered including the Wilkinson 1813 campaign which was the largest U.S. op

Title: Lifeline: The War of 1812 Along the Upper St. Lawrence River

Author: Mike Phifer

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

ISBN Number: 0788446819

ISBN Number 13: 9780788446818

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 170 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 170 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: P4681

Description: This work sheds light on the important region along the Upper St. Lawrence River (eastern Ontario and northern New York) during the War of 1812. All the battles and skirmishes are covered including the Wilkinson 1813 campaign which was the largest U.S. operation in, not only the War of 1812, but the largest until the Civil War. The raids on Sackets Harbor and Oswego are also covered as British and Canadians launched their troops and ships from Kingston in eastern Ontario. Discussions include: settlements of the north and south shore of the St. Lawrence River; military actions during the war; and the border crossing relationship between New York and Upper Canada, complete with the smuggling that went on between the two countries along the Upper St. Lawrence before and during the war. Finally, the book covers the problems the British had in getting enough provisions (which mostly came from New York and Vermont cattle drovers) to feed their soldiers and sailors, and the growing tensions between the Upper Canadians and the British military. A bibliography and a full name index add to the value of this work.
170 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 170 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

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