The battle that saved Michigan


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1813: The British have possession of Lake Eire until American Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry blocks the British supply line.  The British storm the American fleet until Perry’s own flagship is in ruins and four out of every five men aboard Perry’s ship are dead or wounded.  The destiny of Michigan, Ohio, and the entire Northwest Territory depends on Perry’s next move…  Read more on Landmarks of Liberty.

E. Wesley – Mackinac Center Intern

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