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Thames, battle of the When General Harrison landed his invading army near Fort Malden, Canada, in 1813, General Proctor, in command of the British troops there, fled northward, leaving the fort,
ndwich, and 3,500 men, mostly Kentucky volunteers, started in pursuit towards Chatham, on the Thames River, where, it was ascertained, Proctor had encamped.
General Cass accompanied Harrison as volun ining the enemy's artillery and baggage were escaping on Lake St. Clair towards the mouth of the Thames, Commodore Perry despatched a portion of his fleet, under Captain Elliott, in pursuit.
Perry so the Ariel, accompanied by the Caledonia.
The little squadron reached (Oct. 2 ) the mouth of the Thames, with the baggage, provisions, and ammunition wagons of the Americans, but the vessels of the en the pursuit was so sharp and close that Proctor was compelled to make a stand on the bank of the Thames, near the Moravian town, his left on the river, where the bank is high and precipitous, and on h
Thames, battle of the When General Harrison landed his invading army near Fort Malden, Canada, in 1813, General Proctor, in command of the British troops there, fled northward, leaving the fort, navy buildings, and store-houses in flames. Proctor had impressed into his service all the horses of the inhabitants to facilitate his flight. Harrison wrote to the Secretary of War (Sept. 27): I will pursue the enemy to-morrow, although there is no probability of overtaking him, as he has upwards
It lasted only about fifteen minutes. The Americans lost about forty-five killed and wounded; the British forty-four, besides 600 made prisoners.
Harrison had recovered all that Hull had lost.
He had gained much.
He had subdued western Canada, broken up the Indian Confederacy, and ended the war on the northwestern border of the Union.
The frontier being secured, Harrison dismissed a greater portion of the volunteers.
Leaving General Cass (whom he had appointed civil and military