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Davies, Lieut. D., i., 154
Dearborn, General, i., 278,

280, 281
Decatur, ii., 199
Decatur, Commodore, i., 31,
39-41, 49, 52, 71, 90, 133-
135, 138, 141, 162, 216,
221, 255, 257; ii., 23, 41,
154, 179, 203; chased in
the President by British
fleet, ii., 145-148; sur-
renders, ii., 149; did not
" coverhimself with glory,"
ii., 151; but acted rather
tamely, ii., 153, 154, 193
Delaware, i., 145
Delaware Bay, i., 196, 24S
Demerara River, i., 202
Dent, Capt. J. H., ii., 9, 158,

160
De Ruyter, i., 66, 183, 336,
340



Index



307



De Suff rein's five combats
with Sir Edward Hughes,
ii., 105

Detroit, \., 190-193, 314, 316,
317. 319-321, 326-329,
330. 343; "•- III, .198

Detroit, capture of, i., 190

Devastation, ii., 44, 46

De Winter, i., 28

Diadem, i., 245

Dickenson, Capt. J., ii., 179,
180

Dickson, Colonel, ii., 250

Dictator, i., 68

Didon, {., 121

Discipline displayed on
American privateer Lot-
tery, i., 210; neglect of
essentials for mere inci-
dents, in British navy, i.,
206

Dixon, Corporal, i., 226

Dobbs, Captain, ii., 112, 113

Doctrinaire Democracy, ii.,
211

Dolphin, i., 211, 212

Dominica, ii., 199

Douglass, Capt. G., ii., 165,
168

Douglass, Lord H., Naval
Gunnery, i., 93, 94, 117,
140, 141, 234, 238; ii., 22,
190, 205; comments on
action between Essex and
Phoebe, ii., 22

Dover, i., 314

Downes, Lieutenant, i., 201;
ii., 18

Downie, Capt. G., i., 81, 182,
273; ii., 120, 123, 124, 127,
128, 131; his force on
Champlain, ii., 118-121;
action with Macdonough,
ii., 131, 132; killed, ii., 139

Dragon, ii., 42, 67

Dragoons from Mississippi,
ii., 240



Drake singeing the beard of

the Catholic king, ii., 24
Drummond, i., 304, 343
Drummond, Gen. G., ii., 92,

93
Drunkenness on the Argus, 1.,

255, 257
Dudley, Midshipman, i., 194

Duncan, Lord, i., 28; victory
at Camperdown, i., 337

Dundonald, Lord, Autobi-
ography of a Seaman, i., 4,

77- 157
Durham, Admiral, memoir of,

by Captain Murray, ii., 7

Dutch, i., 44

Eagle, i., 335, 341-344; ii.,

81, 114, 115, 117- 139-132,
137-141; captured, i., 342

Earl of Moira, i., 172, 185,
272, 283, 306; ii., 88

Earle, Commodore, i., 172;
feeble attack on Sackett's
Harbor, i., 184; shows
gross incompetence, i., 185

East Indies, ii., 105, 145, iSS

Eckford, Henry, i., 180, 269,
311; ii., 86, 87

Egyptienne, i., 62

Elliott, Capt. J. D., i., 18S,
191-193, 277, 297, 318,
323,330; ii.,iii; captures
Detroit and Caledonia, i.,
192

Ellis, Captain, i., 214

Emmons, Lieut. G. E., Statis-
tical History of U . S. Navy,
{., 20, 59,65, 198, 271, 311-
312; ii., 80, 182; best
American work on the sub-
ject, i., 25

Endymion, i., 15, 64, 69-71,
79, 86, 229; ii., 72, 73, 145-
156,193; attack on Prnzre
de Neufchdtel repulsed after
desperate struggle, ii., 72



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Index



English Channel, ii., 48
English vessels twice the size

of Dutch, i., 336
English victories over Dutch

due to superiority in force,

i-. 336

Enterprise, i., 39; engage-
ment with Boxer, i., 259-
264; captures her, i., 262;
severity of action, i., 263;
sviperior force of Ameri-
cans, i., 263; unfit to
cruise and made a guard-
ship, i., 264

Epervier, i., 54, 65, 66, 82, 86,
256, 257; ii., 36-40, 81, 83,
155, 162, 200, 201, 206;
captured by Peacock, com-
parative force and loss, ii.,
38, 39: gtmnery of British,
poor, ii., 39; Epervier pur-
chased for U. S. Navy, ii.,


Epworth, Captain, i., 131

Erebus, ii., 44, 46, 191, 192

Erie, ii., 81

Erie, Fort, i., 191; ii., 112

Erie, Lake, i., 170, 173-177,
180, 193, 194, 297, 30S; ii.,
no; no American force
there in 1812, i., 190

Erie, Lake, battle of (1S13),
i., 326; teaches advantage
of having the odds, i. , 2ii3'^
victory honorably won, i.,
337: fought mainly by
Canadians, i., 338

Espiegle, i., 202, 206, 221

Essex, i., 43, 49, 54, 64, 72,
78, 80, 89, 96-99, 139, 145,
165, 169, 200—202, 267,

335; ii-. 10-17. 19-21, 23-
26, 28-34, 61, 82, 83, 170,
199, 200; cuts out trans-
port from Minerva, i., 97;
cruising, i., 97-101; en-
gagement with Alert, i.



99; captures Nodon, i., 165;
captures English merchant
vessel, i., 166; struck by
squall and disabled, ii., 13;
attacked by Phcebe and
Cherub, n., 13-15; terrible
loss and damage, ii., 20;
surrenders, ii., 21; com-
ments and criticism on the
action, ii., 22-32 ; repaired
at Valparaiso and sent to
England, ii., 33
Essex Junior, ii., 10, 12, 13,

18, 33..34
Eurotas, i., 122
Euryalus, ii., 44, 45
Eiirydice, i., 51
Evans, Captain, i., 62, 198
Evans, Surgeon A. A., i.,

152, 156
Everard, Capt. T., i., 342



Fair American, i., 187, 271,
278, 289, 296

Fairy, ii., 45

Falcon, Capt. G. T., ii., 165,
166

Falkiner, Lieutenant, i., 226

False Duck Islands, i., 188,
296, 304

Farragut, D. G. (i\dmiral),i.,
98, 200; ii., II, 17, 20, 21,
in his memoirs comments
on Phcebe-Essex fight, ii.,
27, 28, 31, 32; greatest
admiral since Nelson, ii.,

15s
Fayal, ii., 68
Fernando de Noronha, island,

i., 165
Ferris, Sailing-master, ii., 76
Finch, i., 181, 182, 343; ii.,

118-122, 131-133, 141,

^43
Finch, Lieut. B., i., 165, 297,

302



Index



309



Finnis, Capt. R., i., 318;

killed, i., 320
Firefly, ii., 81
Fischer, Lieut. -Col. V., ii., 92,

93

Flambeau, ii., 81

Florida, ii., 22
Florida, ii., 64, 214
Floyd, Capt. R., ii., 68
Forrest, Midshipman, i., 325
Forte, i., 71, 120
Fortnne of War, ii., 68
Forty Mile Creek, i., 285
Franklin, ii., 193
Franklin, ii., 256
Fredericksburg, ii., 256
Fredrickscoarn, i., 144
" Free Trade and Sailors'

Rights, i., 7
French- English naval war,

ii., 207
French histories of English
coinpared with English
histories of Americans, i.,
238
French infantry, ii., 258
Frenchman's Creek, ii., 112
Frigate, definition and de-
scription of, i., 67
Frio Cape, i., 166
Frolic, {., 14, 43, 48, 63, 85,
124-130, 160, 168, 220,
334; ii., 26, 35, 53, 80, 82,
85, 179, 200, 202; engage-
ment with Wasp, captured
by her after great slaugh-
ter, i., 126; comparative
force and loss, i., 127; dia-
gram of action, i., 128
Fulton, ii., 193, 194
Fundy, Bay, i., 109
Funk, Lieut. J. M., i., 135



Galatea, i., 132

Gallagher, Lieutenant, i., 49;
ii., 150



Gallapagos, i., 200

Gamble, Lieut. P., ii., 135

Gamo, i., 144

Garden, Capt. S. J., i., 325

Garland, Lieutenant, mor-
tally wounded, i., 321

Geisinger, Midshipman, ii.,
60

General Armstrong, ii., 68, 70,
164; attacked by British
boats, ii., 68; attacked by
Carnation, scuttled and
burned by her own crew,
ii., 69, 70

General Pike, i., 80, 81; ii.,
2-4, 8, 10, 17-22, 24, 29-
32,^ 35. 39- 166, 168, 177,
192, 205

Genesee River, i., 286, 305,
308; ii., 102, 104; engage-
ment near mouth, i., 295

George, Fort, i., 305-308; ii.,
99,101; attacked and cap-
tured by Chauncy's squad-
ron, i., 280-282, 284

Georgia, i., 196; ii., 144

Georgiana, i., 201

Gibbs, General, ii., 238, 251

Gibraltar, ii., 55

Gladiator, i., 149

Gloire, i., 144

Gloucester, i., 172, 185, 278,
279, 284, 343, ii., 198

Good Hope, Cape, ii., 179,
187

Gordon, Capt. J. A., skilful
attack on Fort Washing-
ton, ii., 44, 45

Governor Tompkins, i., 185,
188, 271, 277, 280, 289,
296-299, 302

Graham, Midshipman, i., 194
Graig, Lieutenant, i., 244
Grasse, Comte de, victory
over Sir T. Graves, ii.,

105
Graves, Sir T,, ii., 105



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Index



Graviere, Admiral J. de la,
Guerre s Maritimes, i., 129,
233; ii.,206; commentson
first three engagements,
i., 159-162; the best criti-
cism on the naval war, ii.,
206
Great Britain, views held in
regard to neutral rights, i.,
I, 6, 7; find now no advo-
cates, i., 7; offers apology
for attack on Chesapeake,
issues Orders in Council, i.,
8; engaged in European
conflict during early part
of this war, i., 9; assem-
bles army of 14,000 men, i.,
1 1 ; greatness of naval
power, i., 27, 28; upward
of a thousand vessels at
opening of war, ii., 199
Great Sodas, i., 2 86
Greene, Capt. P. B., i., 145
Greenwich, i., 202
Gregory, Lieut. F. H., ii., 97
"Gridiron Flag," i., 35
Griffith, Admiral, ii., 66
Growler,!., 179, 185, 188, 278,
280, 287, 289, 291, 304,

341-344; ii-. 92. 93. 118,
143, 197; captured by
gunboats, i., 342

Guerin, Histoire Maritime de
France, i., 237

Guerricre, i., 13, 15, 48, 51,
54, 72, 79, 83, 85, 90, lOI-
103, 105, 110-114, 117-
119, 122, 133, 139, 142,
158, 160, 161, 168, 230,

235; ii - 6, 45. 17.2. 193.
205 ; engagement with and
capture by Constitution,
i., 110-114; blown up by
Americans, i., 116; falsely
alleged to have been rotten
i., 116; handling of her
compared with that of Con-



stitution, i., 117; outma-
noeuvred by Constitution,
i., 117
Gunnery, skill of British fal-
len off, i., 206; ii., 205;
accuracy and superiority
of Americans, ii., 232, 251,
259

Halifax, i., loi, 228
Hambleton, Purser, i., 325
Hamilton, i., 185, 188, 271,

277, 281, 288, 304, 311; ii.,

197
Hamilton, Secretary P., i.,

, 45. 58

Hampden, ii., 66
Hampton Roads, i., 197, 243
Hampton sacked by British

with revolting brutality, i.,

196
Hanchett, Captain, i., 245
Hardy, Captain, i., 70
Hardy, Sir T., ii., 3
Harris, Sergeant, i., 226
Harrison, General, i., 318
Hatfield, Midshipman, i., 279
Haute, Isle of, ii., 66
Havana, ii., 163
Havannah, ii., 46
Hawkins, Capt. R., i., 97
Hawkins, Lieut. A., ii., 72
Hayes, Capt. J., ii., 146—149,

192
Head, Capt. J., i., 212
Hehrus, ii., 46, 159
Hector, i., 201
Hell Gate, i., 216
Henderson, Captain, ii., 64
Henderson, Lieutenant, ii.,

167
Henly, Capt. R., i., 54; ii.,

"S .
Henly, Lieut. J. D., 1., 210

Hermes, ii., 68, 83, 155

Hicks, Lieutenant, ii., 122

Highflyer, i., 215, 267; ii., 199



Index



311



Highlanders led by General
Keane, ii., 246

Hilyar, Capt. J., ii., 10-12,
14—16, 19, 21—32; conduct
in action with Essex, ii., 16,
18; letter concerning de-
fence of Essex, ii., 24, 26;
breach of faith, ii., 28;
courteous treatment of
prisoners, ii., 29

Hinn, Lieutenant, i., 278

Hislop, Lieut. G., i., 157, 158

Historical Register of the
United States, ii., 287

Hoffman, Lieutenant, i., 112;
ii., 168, 174, 175

Hague, ii., 3

Holdup, Lieut. T., i., 194.

Hollaway, Capt., 11., 93
Holmes' Hole, i., 208
Hood, Sir S., i., 28
Hope, Capt. H., ii., 72, 145,

Hope, Lieut. D., 1., 133; u.,

35
Horn, Cape, 1., 200

Hornet, i., 50, 64, 76, 82, 85,
90, 96, 131, 145. 146, 159.
163, 169, 199, 202-209,
216, 220, 252, 255, 256,
265, 267, 334; ii., 35. 85,
142, 145, 156, 176, 178-
188, 193, 202; captures a
privateer, i., 96; chased by
Montagu, i., 202; captures
Resolution,!., 202; engage-
ment with Peacock, cap-
tures her, i., 203, 204;
comparative loss, i., 205;
diagram of action, i., 207;
comparative force, i., 208,
209; generous treatment
to officers and crew of Pea-
cock, i., 208; captures Pen-
guin, ii., 181; diagram of
action, ii., 181; compara-



tive force and loss, ii., 182;
a creditable action for
Americans, ii., 183; chased
by Cornwallis, but escapes,
ii., 187
Horseshoe Bend, battle of, ii.,

214, 221
Hotham, Admiral, ii., 145,

149
House of Virginia and its

theories, ii., 212
Hughes, Sir E., ii., 105
Hull, Capt. J., i., 31, 102-109,
114, 116, 140, 162, 234,
260, 326; ii., 55, 108, 155;
his letter, i., 52; foremost
ship-captain of the war, i.,
1 08-1 10, 114; exultation
caused by victory over
Guerricre, i., 122; his fa-
mous cruise, ii., 65; de-
serves palm as best single-
ship captain, ii., 202-203
HumlDcrt, General, ii., 250
Humble, James, i., 150, 154
Hunter, i., 173, 180, 209, 311,
314, 316, 318-321, 324,

327. 343
Hunter's Pomt, 1., 216
Hurlburt, Saihng-master, ii.,

191, 192
Huron, Lake, i., 170, 176; ii.,

109
Hutchinson, Lieut. W., i.,215

Icarus, i., 157

Impressment of American

seamen, i., 1-4, 41; cases

on record, i., 53
Indefatigable, i., 69
Independence, ii., 193
Indian Ocean, ii., 188
Inglis, Lieut. G., i., 322
Ingraham, E. D., Capture of

Washington, i., 1 1
Ingram, Lieut. W., ii., 21
Ireland, i., 215; ii., 64



312



Index



Irish Channel, i., 215
Irvine, Lieutenant, i., 190,

194, 320
Isle aux Noix, i., 341 ; ii., 1 15
Italians, i., 44
Izard, General, ii., 102

Jackson, General Andrew, ii.,
79,157; at New Orleans, i.,
212; a backwoods general,
ii., 214; his campaign
against the Creeks, ii., 214;
attacks the Spaniards and
drives them from Pensaco-
la, ii., 214; becomes defen-
der of Louisiana, ii., 214; his
vigilance, military genius,
and patience, ii., 218;
fortifies New Orleans, ii.,
219; raises 1000 militia-
men, chiefly Creoles, ii.,
220; his principal reliance,
the Tennessee volunteers,
ii., 221; his management
of and popularity with
them, ii., 222; learns of
arrival of Keane's force
and prepares to attack
him, ii., 223; desperate
hand to hand night en-
gagement, ii., 226-227;
" grizzled old bush-fighter,"
ii., 236; disposition of his
forces in waiting for com-
bined British attack, ii.,
239-241; fierceness of
the ensuing engagement,
ii., 245-247; defeats the
British at nearly all points,
ii., 245-247; sends rein-
forcements under Humbert
to retake position lost by
Morgan, ii., 250; his forces
increasing daily, ii., 252;
his unjust censure of garri-
son of Fort Boyer for sur-
rendering <|uickly, ii., 253;



the most prominent figure
in the war, ii., 255; the
feat performed by him al-
most unparalleled, ii., 255;
his success due not to
chance or errors of his ad-
versaries, ii., 256; tireless
care in drilling raw troops,
ii., 258; the ablest Ameri-
can general up to the time
of the great Rebellion, ii.,
260
Jamaica, i., go
Jamaica fleet, ii., 64, 196
James, W., Naval History of
Great Britain and Naval
Occurrences, i., 2, 5, 6, 44—
52, 69, 76, 79, 83, 92, 93,
99. 105. "9. 122, 123, 134,
140, 145, 157, 174, 178-
185, 195, 197, 203, 206,
209, 210, 213, 214, 224,
229, 232, 237-239, 246,
252, 253, 258, 260, 269-
273, 279, 280, 284, 288,
294-297, 312, 313, 318,
333. 337. 338; ii., 4, 6, 8,
19, 21, 25, 31, 35-38, 41,
48, 55. 56. 59. 66-69, 72-
75. 89, 93, 96, 115, 118-
124, 139, 141, 146-153,
155. 163, 171, 177, 178,
183-187, 195, 204, 207;
most valuable authority
on British affairs, hatred
toward Americans, i., 18;
misstatements, i., 19, 20;
basis for all other English
histories of the war, i., 21;
unreliability, i., 178, 246;
grossly inaccurate, inexcu-
sable garblin g of reports , ii . ,
32, TfT,; wilful perversion of
truth, ii., 32, 33; endeavor
to prove American seamen
cowards, ii., 61; wherein
his chief value for reference



Index



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James — Continued

lies, ii., 62; misstatements
echoed by all British his-
torians, ii., 154; utterly un-
trustworthy, except for
things purely British, ii.,

Jasscur, ii., 42

jfava,\., 51, 72, 76, 77, 82-85,
122, 139, 146-163, 168, 230,

233. 334; ii-, 6, 45. 193-
202,205,210; engagement
with Constitution, i., 147-
151; captured by her, i.,
151; after receiving severe
injuries, i., 152; list of
killed and wounded, i.,
152-155

Jefferson, ii., 86, 8g, 91, 98

Jefferson, Pres. T., project of
having navy composed of
small gunboats, i., 243;
ii., 200; weakness of, as
Executive, ii., 211, 212

John Adams, i., 59, 88; cu-
rious tradition about her
sailing qualities, ii., 65

John, Lieutenant-Colonel, ii.,

67
Johnson, Lieut. R., n., 70
Johnston, Sailing-master, ii.,

75- 157
Jones, ii., 86, 89, 91, 98

Jones, Capt. J., i., 123-127,

130, 216; ii., 203
Jones, Lieut. T. C, ii., 74-76,

79- 216
Jones, Surgeon J. C, i., 151,

156

Julia, 1., 179, 185, 1S8, 280,
287, 289, 291, 304, 344;
ii., 197

Junon, i., 210, 244, 248; n., 7

Keane, Major-General John,
advances on New Orleans,
December 23d, ii., 17;



camps on east bank of
Mississippi, ii., 222; esti-
mate of his force by differ-
ent authorities, ii., 222;
leisurely arrangement of
his camps, ii., 224; sur-
prised by attack of Patter-
son in the Carolina, ii.,
225; is disabled, ii., 246
Kearney, Lieut. L., ii., 159
Klaeson, Captain, blowing

up his ship, ii., 24
Kenesaw Mountain, ii., 256
Kentucky Militia poorly
armed, ii., 238, 239; of
little use, ii., 259
Kentucky Mounted Infantry,
brilliant charge of, ii., 213
Kerr, Capt. R. ii., 173
King, Captain, i., 193
King, Lieutenant, i., 193,

194; ii., 41
Kingston, i., 175, 188, 190,

270, 277, 283, 285, 287,
304; ii., 88, 91, 94, 98, 102
blockaded by Chauncy, i.,
190; ii., 98

Knox, Pilot, i., 224

Lady Gore, i., 304, 343
Lady of the Lake, i., 269,

271, 278, 280, 286; cap-
tures Lady Murray, i., 286

Lady Prevost, i., 173, 180,
314, 316, 318, 319, 321,
324, 328, 343

Lady Murray, i., 286

La-fitte, French privateers-
man, ii., 220

Lamb, Midshipman, killed, i.,

325 ^ . .

Lambert, Captam, 1., 146,

150; ii., 205; mortally

wounded in action with

Constitution, i., 152

Lambert, General, arrives

with reinforcement for



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Index



Lambert — Continued

Packenham, ii., 238; re-
treats, ii., 252; reaches
transports safely, ii., 253;
sails for Mobile and cap-
tures Fort Boyer, ii., 253

Landrail, ii., 82 ; captured by
Syren, privateer, ii., 55

Lang, Jack, i., 47, 126

Laugharne, Capt. T. L. O., i.,

99
Laurestinus, i., 243
Law, Lieutenant, i., 225
Lawrence, i., 309-313, 315-

323, 326-328, 330; ii., 26;
reduced to a wreck on Lake
Erie, i., 325; heroic cour-
age shown in the defence,
i., 326

Lawrence, Captain, i., 90,
145, 199, 202, 205, 208,
209, 216, 221, 222, 232,
263, 266; ii., 2, 203; fa-
tally wounded, i., 225, 228;
a "Bayard of the Seas,"
i., 234, 236

Leander, ii., 47, 173, 174,178;
captures Rattlesnake, ii., 47

Lee, Midshipman, ii., 138,
141

Leopard, i., 52; attack on
Chesapeake, i., 8

Les Petites Coquilles, ii., 75

Levant, {., 66, 80, 81, 214,
334; ii - 33. 166-168, 170-
172, 174, 176, 178, 193,
195 ; engagement with Con-
stitution, n., 167—172; sur-
renders, ii., 169

Levees cut by Americans, ii.,
228

Linnet I., 181; ii., 115, 118,

119- 131. 132, 137-143
Little Belt, i., 173, 180, 215,
314- 316, 318, 319, 321,

324, 327. 336, 343; ."•■ 190
Livermore, Chaplain, i., 226



Lockyer, Captain, ii., 74, 77,
79, 216, 217

Loire, ii., 4, 42, 43

London Naval Chronicle, i.,
25; ii., 119, 123, 141, 165,
166, 172

Long Island, ii., 146

Long Island Sound, i., 196;
ii., 194

Losack, Capt. W., i., 132

Losses in this war compared
with Anglo-French naval
struggle, ii., 207-210, and
Anglo-Danish, ii., 210; bal-
ance of loss against Great
Britain, ii., 210

Lossing, Field-Book of War of
i8i2,{., 14, 183, 191, 208,
279, 280, 311, 342; ii., 116,
119

Lottery, American privateer,
i., 210, 212; ii., 164; cap-
tured, after stubborn re-
sistance, by British squad-
ron, i., 210

Louis XV., ii., 107

Louisiana, i., 168; ii., 74, 80,
157.. 219. 230, 231

Louisiana, ii., 214, 215; Fed-
eral Government does
nothing for defence of, ii.,
218; militia of, ii., 220, 239-
241, 250, 259

Low, C. R., History of Indian
Navy, {., 252; ii., 188, 189,
191

Lower Canada, campaign in,

ii-. 255

Ludlow, ii., 115

Ludlow, Lieut. A., i., 217,
225, 227, 228; mortally
wounded, ii., 214, 215

Lumley, Captain, i., 210'; ii.,

145
Lundy's Lane,i., 212; ii., 213

Lyman, Master's Mate, ii., 60

Lyman, Midshipman, ii., 34



Index



315



Lynhaven Bay, i., 210
Lynx, {., 211, 212; ii., 81

Macdonough, Capt. T., i., 11,
81, 273, 341, ii., 108; force
on Lake Champlain, ii.,
114— 117, 121— 124; victor
against decided odds, i.,
332, 335. 341; assumes
comniand of Champlain, i.,
341 ; builds three new ves-
sels, i., 345, 346; prepara-
tion for engagement, ii.,
128; prays before the bat-
tle, ii., 131; description of
the action, ii., 132-143;
Macdonough 's gallant and
energetic conduct, ii., 135-
137; courtesy and hu-
manity to prisoners and
wounded, ii., 141; his vic-
tory, ii., 142; his character
— one of the greatest of our
sea-captains, ii., 143

Macomb, General, at Platts-
burg, ii., 114

Macedonian, i., 13, 40, 54, 68,
71, 72, 82, 83, 85, 130, 133,

136, 138, 139. 142, 144,
158, 160, 161, 168, 216,
230, 235; ii., 23, 118, 172,
176, 186, 202; engage-
ment with and capture by
United States, i., 133-135;
severely damaged and with
great loss of crew, i., 136;
Americans in her crew, i.,

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Machilimacinac, ii., 109
Madeira, i., 198; ii., 165
Madison, i., 187, 270, 271,

274, 280, 289, 291, 296,

297, 299, joi-303, 306; ii.,

87, 89, 91, 100, 115
Madison, incapacity of as

President, ii., 212
Magnet, ii., 88, 90, 98, 143



Maidstone, i., 210

Maitland, Captain, ii., 5, 6

Majestic, ii., 146, 149

Makanilla, ii., 64

Malheureux Islands, ii., 75

Man, Isle of, ii., 161

Manly, i., 144

Manners, Capt. W., i., 43, 90;
ii., 53, 84, 85; heroic con-
duct in action with Wasp,
ii., 50; mortally wounded
leading the attack, ii., 51;
praise due him, ii., 202

Maples, Capt. J. F., i., 250-

253
Maranham, ii., 177
Marquesas, i., 200
Marryat's novels, i., 26
Mars, i., 264
Marshall, Captain, i., 154
Marshall's Royal Naval Bi-
ography, i., 16, 41, 52, 102,

105, 133. 136; ii-, 173. 176,

177
Martha's Vineyard, 1., 208
Martin, i., 248
Mary, i., 304, 343
Maryland, ii., 214, 254
Masters - Commandant Let-
ters, i., 199, 249; ii., 115
Matterface, Lieut. W., ii., 69,

70
McCall, Lieut. E. R., 1., 260,

261
McClintock, Midshipman, i.,

247
McCreery, Lieut. D., i., 261
McDonald, Lieutenant, ii.,

180
McGowan, Midshipman, ii.,

103
McHenry, Fort, attacked un-
successfully by bomb-ves-
sels, ii., 46
McKeever, Lieut. J. D., ii., 76
McKnight, Lieutenant, ii.,
20, 34, 60



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McPherson, Lieutenant, i.,
i88, 277

Meduse, i., 265

Medway, ii., 54, 179

Melville, {., 272, 274, 288,
295, 306: ii., 88

Menelaus, ii., 44

Merrimac, ii., 194

Meteor, ii., 44, 46

Milan, i., 144

Militia of U.S., as a rule, use-
less in this war, but gain
splendid victory at New
Orleans, i., 12; not able to
withstand much smaller
well-trained force, i., 1S7;
free colored, of New Or-
leans, ii., 220; of Ken-
tucky, ii., 238,^ 239, 259

Miller, Captain, ii., 43, 44

Miller, Lieutenant, i., 48

Mills, Colonel, i., 283

Minerva, i., 90, 97-99

Mindhain, W., i., 223, 227

Mississippi, ii., 79, 215, 216;
canal cut in, ii., 236, 248

Mitchell, Colonel, ii., 92, 94-

Mix, Sailing-master, i., 188,
278

Mobile, ii., 2^3

Mobile Point, ii., 68

Mohawk, i., 247; ii., 87, 88,
91, 100

Mohawk River, i., 172

Mona Passage, ii., 5

Monk, Sailing-master J., i.,
212

Montagu, i., 146, 202

Montgomery, i., 343

Mo)itreal, ii., 88, 89, 91, 100

Montresor, Captain, ii., 74

Morgan, General, ii., 248, 255

Morris, Captain Charles (Com-
modore), Autobiography,
i.. Ill, 164; ii., 63-67

Morris, Lieut. C, i., 104, 113,
142



Mount, Cape, ii., 63

Mulcaster, Capt. W. H., i.,
298-302, 306; ii., 92, 93;
best British officer on On-
tario, i., 299

Murray, Capt. J., i., 342, 343;
ii., 7

Nancy, ii., no, 198

Nantucket, i., loi, 215; ii.,
72

Napoleon's defeat by Wel-
lington, ii., 152

Narcissus, i., 210, 239; ii.,
42, 43; captures Viper, i.,
210

Nattagawassa Creek, ii., 109

Nautilus, {., 48, 54, 90, loi,
168, 253; ii., 29, 156, 188,
189, 193; captured by
British squadron, i., loi

Naval archives, ii., 115

Naval Chronicle, i., 51, 152,
156, 157, 181, 261

Naval monument, ii., 4

Naval war of 1 8 1 2 , causes
of, i., i; impossibility of
avoiding it, i., 7; decla-
ration of war June 18,1812,
i., 9; slight preparations
made, i., 9; opens badly
for United States, i., 10;
battles mere skirmishes, i.,
10; battle at Bladensburg,
burning of public buildings
at Washington, attack on
Baltimore, i., 11; battle of
New Orleans, i., 12; au-
thorities referred to, i., 13;
overwhelming naval su-
premacy of Great Britain,
i., 27; practical lessons
conveyed by the war, i.,
31; race identity of com-
batants, i., 32; practically
a civil war, i., ^t,; Ameri-
can navy at beginning of



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Naval War of 1812 — Cont'd
war, i., 34; officers well
trained, i., 34; efficiency of
seamen and its causes,
i., 36; similarity between
British and American sea-
men, i., 33, 43; American
vessels manned chiefly by
native Americans, many of
whom had formerly been
impressed into British
navy, i., 40-54; quotas of
seamen contributed by the
different States, i., 55;
navy yards, i., 57; lists of
officers and men, i., 58;
tonnage and ratings,
American ships properly
rated, i., 60-75; arma-
ments, three styles of guns
used, i.,77; difference de-
scribed, i., 78-81; short
weight of American shot,
i.,82; comparison of British