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Re: [WarOf1812] Re: Dispatch from Tyrconnel

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  • Mark Dickerson
    You can keep the whiskey...I ve tried it before. Please leave the rum though next time! Mark Dickerson ... From: badger222ca To:
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      You can keep the whiskey...I've tried it before. Please leave the rum
      though next time!

      Mark Dickerson

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "badger222ca" <red.gold@...>
      To: <WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 11:53 AM
      Subject: [WarOf1812] Re: Dispatch from Tyrconnel


      > Never you mind, Cap'n sir. Them tarnation Britishers is always makin'
      > a big to-do about havin' whupped us.
      > We uns from the Kentucky militia what had the great honor to serve
      > with you is agreed that we accomplished our objective: there ain't a
      > drop of whisky left between Moraviantown and Port Talbot!
      > Also, lots of Britishers is missin' their hair.
      > A note to Col. Talbot, as well: Gen'l McArthur is plannin' on payin'
      > you another visit on our way back from the Grand River in August. Hope
      > you got some more squeeze cooked up by then.
      >
      > Clark Moulton Coulton Avery (Honorary Colonel Kentucky Militia (aka
      > L/Cpl. Timothy Avery Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada)
      >
      > PS To Jeff and all the other kind people who organized the event, IMUC
      > sends its profound gratitude. The generosity and friendliness we
      > encountered completely wiped out all shame associated with donning the
      > greybacks. We had a photographer with us and will share the images
      > when they are processed by Paul Kelly, who is kicking himself because
      > he missed the show.
      >
      > --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Tom Hurlbut" <hurlbut8646@r...> wrote:
      >> "Completely overwhelmed"? Were we at the same battle?
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      >> Captain Thomas Hurlbut
      >> 25th Regiment of US Infantry
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: Mark Dickerson
      >> To: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Monday, May 30, 2005 5:57 PM
      >> Subject: [WarOf1812] Dispatch from Tyrconnel
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      >> May 30, 2005
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      >> Crown Forces North America
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      >> Mr. Pickles, Commander, Crown Forces North America
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      >> Sir,
      >> It is my honour to report of the events which occured the
      > 28th and
      >> 29th of this month at the Talbot settlement of Tyconnel, Upper
      > Canada, on
      >> the shores of Lake Erie. the American
      >> force was completely overwhelmed.
      >> I am Sir, Your humble servent,
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      >> Capt Dickerson,
      >> 1st Reg't, Royal Scots, Light Coy.
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      > The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of
      > square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS
      > of square miles...
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      > Unit Contact information for North America:
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      > Crown Forces Unit Listing:
      > http://1812crownforces.tripod.com
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      > American Forces Unit Listing
      > http://usforces1812.tripod.com
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