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Re: [War Of 1812] Battle of Fort George

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  • Richard McGuinness
    Thanks for that lead. You probably just answered the question but how do you know that Chandler s and Winder s brigades were broken up for the assualt? Rich
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 1, 2008
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      Thanks for that lead. You probably just answered the question but how
      do you know that Chandler's and Winder's brigades were broken up for
      the assualt?

      Rich

      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "ronaldjohndale" <ronaldjohndale@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > This one is difficult to nail down because Chandler's and Winder's
      > brigades were broken up for the assault on Fort George. Dragoons,
      > Rifles and Artillery seem to have been attached to the infantry
      > brigades as required.
      >
      > The circumstances surrounding Chandler's performance at Stoney Creek
      > give some clues as to the Brigade construction. see Chandler
      commanded
      > the 9th, 23rd and 25th while Winder seems most closely associated
      with
      > the 5th, 13th and 14th. Boyd's was the 6th, 15th and 16th. The 16th
      > was attached to Winder's brigade at the Battle of Stoney Creek.
      >
      > Ron
      >
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