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April 27 1813

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  • glifencible
    Invasion force of 1,700 US troops under Zebulon Pike and Henry Dearborn assaults the town of York; Sheaffe and 600 defenders withdraw to Kingston; Americans
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 27, 2004
      Invasion force of 1,700 US troops under Zebulon Pike and Henry
      Dearborn assaults the town of York; Sheaffe and 600 defenders withdraw
      to Kingston; Americans torch Upper Canada's parliament buildings, and
      depart May 8 after burning and looting the town.
    • David Lynch
      but the town, at least, got its own revenge n Pike! Cheers, Dave Lynch ... withdraw ... and
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 30, 2004
        but the town, at least, got its own revenge n Pike!

        Cheers,
        Dave Lynch



        --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "glifencible" <glifencibles@r...>
        wrote:
        > Invasion force of 1,700 US troops under Zebulon Pike and Henry
        > Dearborn assaults the town of York; Sheaffe and 600 defenders
        withdraw
        > to Kingston; Americans torch Upper Canada's parliament buildings,
        and
        > depart May 8 after burning and looting the town.
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