Warfare and logistics along the US-Canadian border during the War of 1812

2021, Book , xv, 352 pages :
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Summary/Review: "This book provides a comprehensive study of the combat that took place along the US-Canadian border during the War of 1812. The bulk of the war's fig more...
Summary/Review: "This book provides a comprehensive study of the combat that took place along the US-Canadian border during the War of 1812. The bulk of the war's fighting occurred in this frontier wilderness, which in 1811 included the Great Lakes, America's Old Northwest, and Upper and Lower Canada. The region's size, varied topography, and undeveloped infrastructure made this a challenging environment to move troops and supplies to the battlefield. Few large settlements or all-season roads intersected the border frontier, so reinforcements, food, or ammunition could be weeks or months away from their destination depending on the time of year. In this theater, the safe and timely arrival of soldiers, shipwrights (builders), cannons, and other provisions often dictated a battle's outcome before the first shot was fired"--
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