Sources for the History of Fort Meigs and the War of 1812

This page includes both eyewitness accounts and historical writings concerning Fort Meigs and other battles and campaigns during the War of 1812.


Sources directly concerning Fort Meigs:

Diary of Captain Daniel L Cushing, 1909 edition

Diary of Lieutenant Joseph H Larwill

Diary of Lt. Colonel Eleazar Wood

Alexander Meek letters 

Alexander Bourne’s Account of The Siege of Fort Meigs

Sources Related to the War of 1812 on the Northwest Frontier

The Case of Brigadier General Alexander Smyth

Edited by Frank L Severence, The Case of Brigadier General Alexander Smyth. Includes documents relating to the US Army at Buffalo in late 1812.