Friday, July 19, 2013

The Enemy is in the Patuxent - July 19th, 1814


               An expressed arived on Sunday evening from Gen. Winder stating that the enemy were ascending the Patuxent in great force; orders were immediately issued from the War Department for a detatchment of volunteers to proceed from this city; yesterday about 12 o'clock capt. [sic] Davidson's light infantry, capt. Burch's artillery, and capt. Doughty's rifle companies took up the line of march; the whole under the command of Captain Davidson.[1]

The Enemy in the Patuxent;
Daily National Intelligencer; Date: 07-19-1814;

[1] Daily National Intelligencer; Date: 07-19-1814; Volume: II; Issue: 481; Page: [3]; Location: Washington (DC), District of Columbia.
Transcribed by John Peter Thompson, July 19th, 2013.

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