* Stores seized and government depot burned
COMMANDERS AND LEADERS
About 200 regulars and militia About 40 militia
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St. Lawrence/Lake Champlain frontier
* 1st Sacket\'s Harbor * Gananoque * 1st Lacolle Mills * Lake Ontario * Elizabethtown * Ogdensburg * York * 2nd Sacket\'s Harbor * Chateauguay * Crysler\'s Farm * 2nd Lacolle Mills * Fort Oswego * Big Sandy Creek * Plattsburgh
The RAID ON GANANOQUE was an action conducted by the
On September 21, 1812, during the
War of 1812
Forsyth led a force of approximately 100 regulars and militia in boats from Ogdensburg, New York to Gananoque, arriving on September 21, 1813. The Americans surprised the 2nd Regiment of the Leeds militia. A large portion of the Leeds militia retreated under American fire. The remainder, under the command of Captain Joshua Adams of Glen Tay, at the storehouse, numbering fewer than Forsyth's troops, were forced to surrender the government stores, including arms, ammunition and food.
* ^ "Ontario's Historical Plaques" * ^ Elting p. 52 * ^ "Graveside Project"
* "Ontario\'s Historical Plaques". Ontario's Historical Plaques at ontarioplaques.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014. * Elting, John R. Amateurs to Arms! A Military History of the War of 1812 (1st ed.). Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. ISBN 0-945575-08-4 . * "Graveside Project". Graveside Project War of 1812. Retrieved 5 October 2014.