1812 History
Major Gen. Brown, Niagara and Stephen Decatur Jr. Milk Jug
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1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
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Major General Zac Brown was in charge of the crew of the Niagara during the Battle of Lake Erie. Stephen Decatur Jr. was also an American Naval Hero from the War of 1812. During the War he was assigned to the U.S. Naval Ship the "United States" Decatur was the youngest man to reach the rank of captain in the history of the United States Navy, and the first American celebrated as a national military hero who had not played a role in the American Revolution.
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Major Gen. Brown, Niagara and Stephen Decatur Jr. Milk Jug


Major General Zac Brown was in charge of the crew of the Niagara during the Battle of Lake Erie. Stephen Decatur Jr. was also an American Naval Hero from the War of 1812. During the War he was assigned to the U.S. Naval Ship the "United States" Decatur was the youngest man to reach the rank of captain in the history of the United States Navy, and the first American celebrated as a national military hero who had not played a role in the American Revolution.