Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 151,089 / 481 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47.3
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 712
Added to site: 2008.07.01
mnybks.net#: 21387
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Nautical, War
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in the United States, 1814 265

Determination to accept peace without relinquishment of impressment by Great Britain 266

Development of privateering 267

Adaptation of vessels to the pursuit 268

Practical considerations determining vessels to be employed 269

Secretary of the Navy recommends squadrons of schooners for action against commerce 270

Debate in Congress 271

Recommendation adopted 272

CHAPTER XV

THE NIAGARA CAMPAIGN, AND EVENTS ON THE GREAT LAKES, IN 1814

British advantages of position on the Niagara line 274

Unusual mildness of winter 1813-1814 276

Effect on operations 276

British project against the vessels in Put-in Bay 277

Difficulty of maintaining British garrison at Mackinac 278

American army abandons cantonments at French Mills 278

Part goes to Lake Champlain, part to Sackett's Harbor 278

American project against Kings

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