A return for ordnance stores for Captain Thos. Biddle’s company corps of artillery. The document is dated June 24, 1814 at the Artillery Encampment, Buffalo, and is signed by James Hall, Lieut. & Conductor of Ord., and J. Hindman, Major Coms. Arty. Some of the supplies listed include 1 quadrant, 2 sheepskins, 2 powder measures, 2 shell hooks, 1 caliber compass, 1 pr. Gongs for hot shott, 12 drivers whips, 6 lb. tallow, 10 4 lb. rockets, and ½ foot quick match. These supplies were likely used in the defense of Fort Erie in August 1814, when the fort was attacked by the British following the Battle at Lundy's Lane on July 25, 1814.
A letter by Chase Clough, a semi-literate American soldier, relating the events of the campaign along the Niagara Frontier in 1814, including the battles and engagements at Fort Erie, Queenston, Chippewa and Lundy's Lane. The letter is written to his wife and is dated December 9, 1814.
A map showing the Battle of Chippewa from "The pictorial field-book of the War of 1812, or, Illustrations, by pen and pencil, of the history, biography, scenery, relics, and traditions of the last war for American independence" by Benson J. Lossing, 1868.
A sketch of Niagara Falls, the Rapids and Vicinity by [R.C.?] for statistical account of U. Canada (black and white). The map includes the ferry route to Fort Schlosser (2 ½ miles); severity of the rapids and current; battle ground at Chippawa; battle ground at Lundy’s Lane; Township of Willoughby; Township of Stamford; District of Niagara; Chippawa Village; and the State of New York.
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