Fort Erie Dispatch
"TO: CROWN FORCES NORTH AMERICA"
Please Inform your members
I am directed to forward the following
L. Lozon ~ AdC
Crown Forces North America
Mr. Pickles, Commander, Crown Forces North America
I offer my report from Fort Erie Aug 6-7.
The report from Sergeant Major Hal Dennison, counts the Crown Forces
Infantry to consist of 1st Regt. Grenadier Co., 1st Regt. Light Co., 6th
Regt. Light Co., 8th Regt. Grenadier Co., 41st Regt. Line Co., 41st Regt.
Ft. George Guard, 49th Regt. Line Co., 49th Regt. Grenadier Co., Royal
Newfoundland Regt., Glengarry Light Fencible Regt., Incorporated Militia of
Upper Canada and Lincoln Militia. The 89th Regt. Grenadier Co. and Norfolk
Militia were used to bolstered the American lines.
We were successful in regaining Fort Erie after many attempts. The
weather much improved from that of the same experienced at Fort George aided
in the Crown Forces North America victory Sunday.
My appreciation to all Crown Forces North America who attended and our
capable opponents, USA Forces and their commanders, under Rob Trumbull.
The 'NEW" Crown Forces Military Camp was successfully accomplished on
the field North of the Fort by Mr. Doug DeCroix, Interim Quartermaster. This
was accomblished by the use of Lochee's Essay on Castrametation. Lieutenant
Josh Bodie, 6th (1st Warwickshire) Regt. performed the duties of Crown
Forces Adjutant admirably on a minutes notice.
Quartermaster DeCroix also has another 'NEW" Crown Forces Military Camp
configuration for the Crown Forces Event Aug 20-21 Fort Niagara. Before
setting up your tent, REGISTER and look at the "official" map.
VERY NECESSARY is the NUMBER of mouths and tents per unit attending Aug
20-21 Fort Niagara ... in order that food stuffs may be ordered and the camp
has enough real estate to be laid out correctly. Unit Commanders (Contacts)
please contact Doug DeCroix d_squared6@... "YESTERDAY" with this
Aug 20-21 Fort Niagara is the last Crown Forces Event of 2005 and 'All'
Crown Forces are encouraged to attend.