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Author:  Glengarry Fencible [ Tue Jul 04, 2006 1:11 pm ]
Post subject:  July 12th 1812

AMERICANS INVADE CANADA

Windsor Ontario - US Brigadier General William Hull 1753-1825 crosses the Detroit River with 2,500 troops and occupies the town of Sandwich; first American invasion in the War of 1812; worried about a new alliance between the British and the Indians led by Tecumseh, Hull will soon retreat to Detroit, and surrenders to the British a month later.

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