part of them invalids, were bayonetted after resistance had ceased.
This horrid work was performed on Sunday, Dec. 19.
The loss of the Americans was eighty killed—many of them hospital patients—fourteen wounded, and 344 made prisoners.
The British loss was six men killed, and Colonel Murray, three men, and a
Fort Niagara, from form George, in 1812. surgeon wounded.
The British fired a signal-cannon, announcing their success, which put in motion a detachment of regulars and Indians at Queenston for further work of destruction.
They crossed the river to Lewiston, and plundered and laid waste the whole New York frontier to Buffalo.
In 1814, on the retirement of General Wilkinson, General Brown, who had been promoted to major-general, became commander-in-chief of the Northern Department.
He had left French Mills (Feb. 15), on the Salmon River, where the army had wintered, with most of the troops there (2,000 in number), and on reaching Sackett's Harbor received an order from th