A narrative of the affair of Queenstown: in the war of 1812. With a review of the strictures on that event, in a book entitled, "Notices of the war of 1812".

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Leavitt, Lord & co., 1836 - Queenston Heights, Battle of, Ont., 1812 - 136 pages
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Page 66 - they commenced a furious attack, but were promptly met and routed by the rifle and bayonet. By this time, I perceived my troops were embarking very slowly. I passed immediately over to accelerate their movements, but, to my utter astonishment, I found, that, at the very moment when complete victory was in our hands, the ardour of the
Page 65 - were in camp in good season. Agreeably to my orders issued upon this occasion, the two columns were to pass over together as soon as the heights should be carried. Lieut. Col. Fenwick's flying artillery was to pass over; then Major Mullany's detachment of regulars, and the other troops to follow in order. Col. Van
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Page 66 - Col. Bloom, who had been wounded in the action, returned, mounted "his horse, and rode through the camp, as did also Judge Peck, who happened to be here, exhorting the companies to proceed—but all in vain. At this time a large reinforcement from
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