Re: [WarOf1812] An answer please!!!
- I'm not even sure I understand the question.
It certainly wasn't an emebaresment for the USN which, dispite its small
size, did exceptionaly well against the RN, winning the vast majority of single
ship engagemts as well as two strategicaly important sqaudron actions on the
As far as the US Army is concerned, while the war started out badly by 1814
US Regualrs, under new comanders, have proved that they are capable of standing
toe to toe with the British & giving as good as they get - see Chippewa,
Lundy's Lane, Seige of Ft. Erie.
Ship's Coy. US Brig Niagara
& 17th US Reg Inf.
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