Cromwell Pearce memoir

A memoir of Colonel Cromwell Pearce, of Chester County, with an account of his ancestry. The volume contains a sketch of the distinguished services rendered by him as a colonel of the 16th Regiment of the United States Infantry in the War of 1812; a detailed description of the military campaign aga...

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Main Author: Pearce, Cromwell b.1771 (Creator)
Collection:Cromwell Pearce Memoir
Collection Number:Am.117
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 0.08 Linear feet 0.08 linear feet, 1 volume
Summary: A memoir of Colonel Cromwell Pearce, of Chester County, with an account of his ancestry. The volume contains a sketch of the distinguished services rendered by him as a colonel of the 16th Regiment of the United States Infantry in the War of 1812; a detailed description of the military campaign against Canada, the attack on Sackets Harbor and Little York, N.Y., the explosion of a powder magazine causing the death of General Zebulon M. Pike, sickness and lack of discipline among the soldiers, Commodore Isaac Chauncey's naval activities on the Great Lakes.