05 Aug 1812Michigan Territory, US
Tecumseh and his warriors rout an American relief column bound for Fort Detroit at the Battle of Brownstown.
08 Aug 1812Upper Canada
Brock leads his troops from Lake Erie up to Fort Detroit in a flotilla of boats. Ends 13th August 1812.
08 Aug 1812
Matthew experiences inspirational leadership first hand when Brock helps the crew in freeing his boat from the shallows. Further motivating his soldiers, the General opens up his personal supply of spirits for every man under his command. Ends 13th August 1812.
09 Aug 1812Michigan Territory, US
American force sent from Fort Detroit to protect inbound supply train ambushed by British regulars and Canadian militia at Battle of Maguaga.
13 Aug 1812North Atlantic
USS Essex captures HMS Alert.
15 Aug 1812Illinois Territory, US
Indian warriors from the Potawatomi and Winnebago tribes attack Fort Dearborn garrison during its withdrawal to Fort Wayne as ordered by Brigadier General Hull. Many in the column, including women and children, are killed or captured.
16 Aug 1812Michigan, US
British forces commanded by Brock with Tecumseh's Indian warriors capture Fort Detroit with no deaths on either side.
16 Aug 1812
Matthew and Aaron watch Brock and Tecumseh's ingenious capture of Fort Detroit.