The story of old Fort Dearborn

The story of old Fort Dearborn

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NYPL RESEARCH LIBRARIES 81440 63433 083 \ '^t*??!?***.**^.. ' Vr'4SS*'" 'f^r STORYTHE OF DEARBORNFORTOLD BV Dearborn teas bornHenry in Neiv in 1751.Hampshire He was an in the Americanofficer took in thearmy, part battle of Biinler icas atHill, thepresent capture of armu.Burgovne's and remained in the service until the end of the u-ar. In 1801 he was appointed War underSecretary of Presidevt Jefferson, 'yk'dri^^Sa(^rfg\d.^tfiiff\:q^eitM]&}im In 181S Dearhorn was appointed Major-General and did excellent service on the Niagara frontier the Secondduring War with Great Britain. John Wentivorth said him thatof "history records no other man who was at the battle of Bunker Hill, the surrender andof Burgoyne Cornwallis. and then took an active in Warpart the ISIS."of .v'-^ P . ^^^ -r-. CHICAGO & CO.Mu^^uURGA. C. 19^^ 12 THE STORY OF OLD FORT DEARBORN ^ BY *> j;SEYMOUR CURREY WITH ELEVEN ILLUSTRATIONS ' > ) • . CHICAGO A. C. McCLURG & CO. 1912 NEW YORKTHH LIBRARYPUBLIC '->O v^^ •^• Lft lt>j^ Copyright A. C. McCLURG & CO. 1912 Published 1912August, • > •• . • • • •• •• «. , •« • •• I . . • * •!• •• • • • • • • • •• •• • . •*, ••• • * • « • fl MAIL PHINTING COMPANY, CHICAGOIt. r. This Volume is Dedicated to KINZIE GORDONNELLY 1 ^ •'1 » ' •» -> > •J ^ • •• . • • • PREFACE ^ ^HERE were two Fort theDearborns,I -^ first one been built in Thishaving 1803.

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NYPL RESEARCH LIBRARIES
81440 63433 083\
'^t*??!?***.**^..
'
Vr'4SS*'"'f^rSTORYTHE
OF
DEARBORNFORTOLD
BV
Dearborn teas bornHenry in Neiv in 1751.Hampshire He
was an in the Americanofficer took in thearmy, part battle of
Biinler icas atHill, thepresent capture of armu.Burgovne's
and remained in the service until the end of the u-ar. In
1801 he was appointed War underSecretary of Presidevt
Jefferson, 'yk'dri^^Sa(^rfg\d.^tfiiff\:q^eitM]&}im
In 181S Dearhorn was appointed Major-General and did
excellent service on the Niagara frontier the Secondduring War
with Great Britain. John Wentivorth said him thatof "history
records no other man who was at the battle of Bunker Hill,
the surrender andof Burgoyne Cornwallis. and then took an
active in Warpart the ISIS."of
.v'-^ P
. ^^^ -r-.
CHICAGO
& CO.Mu^^uURGA. C.
19^^ 12