Re: [WarOf1812] Reasons Why The War of 1812 Should NOT have been declared?
- You seem to completely forget, as is so often the case, Commodore McDonough
victory on Lake Champlaine. It was the defeat of of the Britisg naval sqd.
under Capt. Downie at Platsburg in Sept. of 1814 that put an end to Prevost's
planned invasion of upstate New York.
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