The Campains of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans

The Campains of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans

George Robert Gleig


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the next Narrative comprises, it truly is believed, the one attached and real account, which has but been given, of the excursion directed opposed to Washington and New Orleans, in the direction of the shut of the past due American conflict. it's been compiled, now not from reminiscence by myself, yet from a magazine saved through the writer when engaged within the firm; and because the adventures of every day have been faithfully famous down, as they happened, and such comments made upon passing occasions, as recommended themselves to his brain in the mean time, the general public may well count with self belief upon the overall correctness of the main points. the problems of the day trip weren't, certainly, of the main pleasurable nature, however it is was hoping simple relation of the complaints of these to whom it was once intrusted, won't, on that account, turn out boring while not anything will be extra obvious, than that the section of our historical past which it embraces ought to not be neglected, since it is little conducive to the encouragement of nationwide vainness. It was once mainly certainly upon this account, in addition to so that it will redeem from an oblivion which they not often benefit, the activities and sufferings of some courageous males, that the Narrative now submitted to the general public was once written

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