Excerpt from Views on Lake Erie, Comprising a Minute and Interesting Account of the Conflict on Lake Erie Military Anecdotes Abuses in the Army Plan of a Military Settlement View of the Lake Coast From Buffalo to Detroit A2 with carronades, at five minutes before twelve the Lawrence opened upon the enemy - the other vessels were ordered to support ber, but the wind was at this time too light' to enable them to come up. Every brace and bowline of the Lawrence bemg soon shot away, she became unmanageable, and in this situation sustained the action upwards of two hours, within canister distance, until every gun was rendered useless, and but a small part of her crew left unhurt upon deck.
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