15 Sep 1814Upper Canada
Americans bombard entrenched British across the Chippawa river.
17 Sep 1814Upper Canada
Major American sortie from Fort Erie.
26 Sep 1814
Eliza writes of the Loxley's return home, escorted by British troops. Their home has been destroyed, the fields gone to ruin and the orchards all cut down. George, to everyone's pleasant surprise, takes command of the situation, organizing the rebuilding of their livelihood.
03 Oct 1814Vienna, Austria
Congress of Vienna opens unofficially.
16 Oct 1814
Loxley Home Halfway rebuilt
19 Oct 1814Upper Canada
Battle of Cook's Mills.
25 Oct 1814
The new and improved family home is rebuilt, beating winters frost. That night William plays the accordion, while the family sings patriotic songs and hymns of gratitude. The morning brings a rider with news. Ellen is devastated to learn of Pierre's death in battle.
06 Nov 1814Upper Canada
American cavalry scatters Canadian militia at the Battle of Malcolm's Mills