CARLOS A. NORTON TO WORTHINGTON
Chillicothe July 7th 1813.
I have recd. your favor, We have been in a considerable bustle here, for a few days, in consequence of hearing that Fort Meigs & Lower Sanduslcy were besieged. Our fears, however, yesterday subsided. Gen, Harrison arrived at Fort Meigs on the 28th Ult. Johnson's reg. then advanced as far as the river Raisin, & found no enemy. His reg. is now at Lower Sandusky, Gen. Harrison has gone, with Balls squadron to Cleveland.
You know I presume, that Gen. McArthur has been ordered into service.
I do not know whether Gen. Cass has rec. any orders on the subject. I presume not, however, as, in a letter to me of the date of July 3d, he makes no mention of the subject of joining the army. --
The 28th reg., Col. Owings, is expected here, this weel- .
I believe the platoon officers of the 26th reg. have recd. no notice of the confirmation of their appointments.
Mjr Denny has been elected Brigadier Genl. of militia --
I an sir, respectfully,
C. A. Norton
I understand, that Capts. Puthoff & Kessling of the 26th reg; have marched, with more than 2 companies, from Franklinton for Sandusky.
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