The story of old Fort Dearborn

The story of old Fort Dearborn


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7 V0 ixc^rA^^^ The of Old Fort DearbornStory STORYTHE OF FORT DEARBORNOLD BY RREYJ. SEYMOUR Cl GENERAL HEXEY DEARBORN. Dearborn wasHenry born in New in 1751.Hampshire He was an in theofficer American took in thearmy, part battle of Bunker wasHill, at thepresent capture of tie sBurgoy army and remained in the service until the end of the war In 1801 he utifferwaW*^m&WMeUA,Vfr*Mr President and heldJefferson, that office for eight years. In 1812 Dearborn was appointed Major-General and did excellent service on the Niagara frontier the Second Warduring with Great Britain. John Wentworth said him thatof "history records no other man who was at the battle Bunker Hillof the surrender of and then took anBurgomtLCUid.CofuwAlUs, active in the Warpart ra^5!S -v. CHICAGO A. C. McCLURG & CO. 1912 THE STORY OF OLD FORT DEARBORN BY J. SEYMOUR CURREY WITH ELEVEN ILLUSTRATIONS CHICAGO A. C. McCLURG & CO. 1912 E55C, Copyright A. C. McCLURG & CO. 1912 1912Published August, u PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGOV. F l.L This Volume is Dedicated to NELLY KINZIE GORDON PREFACE were two Fort theDearborns,npHERE -- first one been built in Thishaving 1803. was a of United Statesoccupied by garrison until when it wastroops 1812, destroyed by the Indians after the bloodyimmediately massacre of that The second Fortyear.



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