Battle of Lake Erie -- 1813, The

DESCRIPTION: "Avast, honest Jack, now,before you get mellow" while the singer describes the "young commodore, and his fresh-water crew, Who keelhaul'd the Britons." The singer tells of the fight on Lake Erie, of Perry's transfer of flag, and the British ships taken
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: battle navy America patriotic
Sept 10, 1813 - Battle of Lake Erie. The Americans under Perry defeat the British
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, pp. 342-344, "The Battle of Lake Erie -- 1813" (1 text)
cf. "James Bird" [Laws A5] (subject: The Battle of Lake Erie) and references there
File: TNY342

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