Battle of Fort Oswego (1814)

Battle Of Fort Oswego (1814)

The Battle of Fort Oswego was a partially successful British raid on an American fort and village in May 1814 during the War of 1812.

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Battle Of Fort Oswego (1814) - Result
... After destroying the fortand barracks, and stores which could not be moved, the British withdrew at about four o'clock in the morning on 7 May ... more guns which had still been en route to Oswego and were 12 miles (19 km) away at OswegoFalls ... Rather than launch an expedition up the OswegoRiver, Yeo mounted a blockade of Sackett's Harbor to prevent them reaching Chauncey ...

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