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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1813
|B.G Wood to Mary Wood discussing recent military events, as well as family matters
|2 July 1813
|Wood, B. G.
|Writes to his sister about his activities in Canada at Fort George and elsewhere in the northern campaign during the War of 1812. Also discusses the heroism of their brother, Eleazor D. Wood, at Fort Meigs, as recounted by General William Henry Harrison. Notes that congress will be putting a heavy duty on all spirits. Mentions the naval fight on Lake Champlain.
|War of 1812 Bravery Children and Family Battle Military History Canada Alcohol Taxes or Taxation Finance Economics Navy Global History and Civics Soldier's Letter
|Wood (b. G. (fl. 1313) Wood, Mary (fl. 1812) Wood, Eleazor D. (1783-1814)
|Women in American History; Naval & Maritime; War of 1812; Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Children & Family
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859