Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23090 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23090 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

1814

Steele

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Title

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

Date

1814

Artist

Description

1 drawing : watercolor over graphite underdrawing. | Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordon Drummond, was sent to assist Commodore James Lucas Yeo on Lake Ontario. The British took possession of the fort with minor skirmishing that day.

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Location

Fort Oswego, Lake Ontario, Oswego, New York, USA

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

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Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23090

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