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Macdonough's victory on Lake Champlain and defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb, Sept. 17th 1814 / painted by H. Reinagle ; engraved by B. Tanner.

Macdonough's victory on Lake Champlain and defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb, Sept. 17th 1814 / painted by H. Reinagle ; engraved by B. Tanner.

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Summary

Print shows the naval battle that ensued on Sept. 11, 1814, between American forces commanded by Thomas Macdonough and British forces commanded by Captain George Downie. The Americans emerged victorious and the British retreated to Canada, bringing their northern campaign in the War of 1812 to an end.

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Date

01/01/1816
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Contributors

Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848, engraver
Reinagle, Hugh, 1788-1834, artist
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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