From the Publisher
Winner of the 1998 John Lyman Book Award for Canadian Naval and Maritime History, sponsored by the North American Society for Oceanic History
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About the Author
The late Robert Malcomson was a leading expert on the War of 1812 and the Age of Sail on the Great Lakes. He wrote several acclaimed books, including Capital in Flames: The American Attack on York, 1813 and A Very Brilliant Affair: The Battle of Queenston Heights, 1812, and was well known for the battlefield tours he led of the battlefield at Queenston Heights for the Friends of Fort George.