Tag: Battle of Lundy’s Lane

  • The 74th Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane by S.A.C. (Sarah Anne Curzon?)

    Fought 25th July, 1814 Upon this hill where now we gently tread,’Mid graves and stones—memorials of the dead,Where greenest turf and sweetest flowerets smile,And whispering leaves to sacred thoughts beguile—Where gathering free, with none to break our peace,From meaner thoughts we claim a short surcease.We pause, and list to awful memories farWhen from this height…

  • The Fredoniad; or Independence Preserved by Richard Emmons

    The full title of this epic poem is The Fredoniad; or, Independence Preserved. An Epic Poem on The Late War of 1812. This is a poem in 40 cantos covering the entire War of 1812. This page contains the table of contents of each of the 4 volumes, and links to the full text of this…

  • Bloody Battle Near Niagara by Anonymous

    THE BRITISH, in Canada, proudly display Their forces, collecting in battle array ; But when to derange or to strike the Guelphs down, We wish, or determine,… Scott, Perry and Brown…. ‡‡Will prove themselves valiant, and worthy, and free, ‡‡In battles on shore, boys, and battles at sea. So Hull, Ransellaer—Burrows, Lawrence and Pike, On…

  • Battle of Niagara: a Poem Without Notes by John Neal

    The full title of this book is Battle of Niagara: A Poem, Without Notes : and Goldau, Or, The Maniac Harper. It was originally published under the pseudonym Jehu O’Cataract in 1818. Click to see the full-text of the book at Google Books. From Charles Dow*: John Neal was of Quaker descent but was read…

  • The Battle of Lundy’s Lane by Myles O’Regan

    ‘Tis a sweet September evening, and the sun is sinking low; In a hundred gorgeous colors the Canadian forests show, Streamlets murmur through the valley, song-birds warble in the trees, There is glory in the sunset, and there’s perfume in the breeze. ∗          ∗            ∗   …