Defending the Inland Shores: Newfoundland in the War of 1812

By Gordon Jones

Defending the Inland Shores: Newfoundland in the War of 1812
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Newfoundland played a significant role in the defence of Upper Canada during the War of 1812. "Defending the Inland Shores: Newfoundland in the War of 1812" tells this incredible story. The book describes many key battles, including the siege and capture of Fort Detroit, taking ... Read more


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Newfoundland played a significant role in the defence of Upper Canada during the War of 1812. "Defending the Inland Shores: Newfoundland in the War of 1812" tells this incredible story. The book describes many key battles, including the siege and capture of Fort Detroit, taking of an American naval schooner on Lake Ontario, a surprise attack against Ogdensburg, New York, and desperate defence of a British ship on the Niagara River during an American night assault.

Gordon Jones

Gordon Jones is a member of and the Canadian Authors Association, Heritage Toronto and the Friends of Fort York. He has been writing about Canadian history for over 30 years history and studying documents focusing on the War of 1812, including the major battles of the war and the significant military figures involved. His research has led him to publish his first book, "Defending the Inland Shores" in 2017. "Saving Tiberius" is his second published book. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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