This section gives information from Colonel Jeremiah Austill, "in relation to the 'Canoe Fight' & other engagements in which he was concerned in the memorable years 1813, 1814." Austill's account includes sketches of relevant forts and waterways in...
The memoir gives an account of Austill's experience as a prisoner of war in several Union camps during the Civil War. He discusses everyday life in the camps (with particular focus on the inadequate rations); three unsuccessful escape attempts from...
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