Saturday, September 11, 2010

September 11

September 11, 1813: Local residents gather at the shore to watch a naval battle between the British fleet commanded by Sir James Yeo and the Americans under Commodore Chauncey. The residents of Charlotte, fearing another British raid on the village, are encouraged by the apparent victory of the American ships.

Sources and Further Reading:
  1. Rochester History (1942) Vol 4, No 4, pg 11

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