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Battle of Lake Erie and Its Aftermath: A Reassessment

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Sequel to: War on the Great Lakes, 1991.
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Published September 1st 2013 by Kent State University Press (first published December 7th 2012)
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Jim
Oct 29, 2016 Jim rated it really liked it
Interesting collection of essays by various writers/historians concerning the Battle of Lake Erie and other events & persons in the War of 1812.

Particularly interesting were essays on the Delaware Indians, the settlement of Fort Wayne, IN and a chapter on Thomas Holdup Stevens "A Gallant & Valluable Officer" who may have been as big a hero as Oliver Hazard Perry.

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Matt Kuhns
Feb 02, 2014 Matt Kuhns rated it liked it
This is okay. It's a collection of essays, and the essays are hit-or-miss. The essays as a whole also stray very far in different directions from The Battle of Lake Erie; in some cases they are still quite interesting, but I was frequently left feeling like I had no idea what's the subject of this book.

For someone deeply interested in early 19th-century American battles over frontier settlement (i.e. theft from native populations) and generally familiar with the War of 1812, this could be quite
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