The War of 1812

  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    The Battle of Tippecanoe was brought up by some white Canadian men who urged us to make war. Two of them were red coats. They then dressed as Indians to show how they fought. They couldn't see us, but we could see them and we sprayed bullets everywhere we saw them.
  • August of 1812

    There was a bloody massacre that occured at Fort Dearborn. The very next day General William Hull surrenders to General Isaac Brock at Detroit. Three days later, the constitution defeats HMS Guerrière.
  • October of 1812

    On October 13th, General Isaac Brock is killed at the Battle of Queenston Heights. Also, on October 18 The Wasp defeats HMS Frolic and later defeats HMS Poictiers. October 25th brought the United States defeats HMS Macedonian.
  • Late December of 1812

    On december 29th the Constitution defeats HMS Java
    Paul Hamilton resigns as Secretary of the Navy
    on the 26th, Great Britain proclaims blockade of Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.
  • January 1813

    On the 12th, William Jones assumes his duties as Secretary of the Navy.
    the 22nd brought Battle of Frenchtown
    the very next day, the River Raisin massacre occured.
  • May of 1813

    May 1 and ends on May 5 the Siege of Fort Meigs takes place. May 3rd British burn Havre de Grace.
    May 26th British blockade additional middle and southern states.
    May 27th Americans capture Fort George.
    May 29th British forces repulsed at Sackett's Harbor.
  • June of 1813

    June 1st HMS Shannon defeats the Chesapeake. June 6th Detachment of Americans defeated at Stoney Creek.
    June 22nd Battle of Norfolk.
    June 24th Battle of Beaver Dams.
    June 26th British attack Hampton.
  • November 1813

    November 3rd Battle of Tallushatchee. November 4th Great Britain offers United States direct peace negotiations.
    November 9th Battle of Talladega.
    November 11th Battle of Chrysler’s Farm.
    November 16th British extend blockade to all middle and southern states.