13 Oct 1812
First of a long series of artillery duels between American-held Fort Niagara and British Fort George rages across the Niagara River.
16 Oct 1812
Matthew, Aaron, Rebecca and Eliza attend the burial of Major-General Brock.
16 Oct 1812Upper Canada
A funeral procession travels from Government House to Fort George. 5000 people attend the burial of Major-General Brock.
18 Oct 1812North Atlantic
USS Wasp captures HMS Frolic.
20 Oct 1812
Maj. Gen. Roger Sheaffe replaces Brock as Lieut. Governor of Upper Canada.
23 Oct 1812Lower Cananda
Americans raid garrison of St. Regis.
25 Oct 1812North Atlantic
USS United States wins decisive victory over HMS Macedonian.
30 Oct 1812
Bands of American renegade soldiers roam the Niagara Peninsula. They plunder the Loxley home killing Duke the family dog, and pistol-whipping William. An injured Aurora Loxley dies of a heart attack. Eliza takes over recording events in Aurora's journal. George runs away into the Canadian wilderness.