8.04.2014

New York, August 4

New York, August 4.

BY THE STEAMBOAT RICHMOND.
Further particulars relative to Gen. Brown’s late victory.
A letter from a Mr. King to Mr. Lee, of Utica, dated Buffaloe, July 27th, states, that he has had two or three conversations with Gen. Brown since his return, in which he informed him that the British force in the late engagement was about 5000, ours about 4000; and that, as nearly as could be ascertained, the enemy had lost in killed and wounded 1300, and 220 prisoners. Our loss about 800 killed and wounded. We took their artillery; but whether it had been retained or not was unknown.-Another battle, it was expected, would ensue, as the British were reinforcing. General Scott is dangerously wounded. General Brown has had two balls extracted, and was doing well. Lieutenants Spencer and Wirt are both mortally wounded.
P.S.-General Brown received his wounds at the same instant during a late part of the action, but still continued keep his horse until exhausted by loss of blood. This probably has rendered his wounds more painful than they would otherwise have been.

 

Published in the Raleigh Register and North Carolina Gazette-August 12, 1814.

 

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