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Collection Reference Number GLC01043.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title B.G Wood to Mary Wood discussing recent military events, as well as family matters
Date 2 July 1813
Author Wood, B. G.  
Recipient Wood, Mary  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects 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  
People Wood (b. G. (fl. 1313)  Wood, Mary (fl. 1812)  Wood, Eleazor D. (1783-1814)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Women in American History; Naval & Maritime; War of 1812; Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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