Fort Erie

http://www.forterie1812.ca/history/siege-of-fort-erie.pdf

Two officers said to be Wood and Col.” James Gibson” are shown in a painting done in 1840 by E. C. Watmough “Repulsion of the British at Fort Erie, 15th August 1814”. At this battle Colonel Wood and Gibson were distinguished. However, a recent description of the painting describes Lieutenant John Watmough, later brevetted for his “gallant and meritorious” conduct at Fort Erie as being one of the two pictured.

The 4th assault was in essence a Forlorn Hope

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forlorn_hope

http://www.warof1812.ca/forterie.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Fort_Erie

http://www.wlu.ca/lcmsds/cmh/back%20issues/CMH/volume%201/issue%201-2/Graves%20-%20William%20Drummond%20and%20the%20Battle%20of%20Fort%20Erie.pdf

http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/events/chippawa_ft_erie.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olde_Fort_Erie

http://www.iaw.on.ca/~jsek/

http://www.warof1812.ca/forterie.htm

http://glengarrylightinfantry.ca/battle_fort_erie.php

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