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August 16,1812 - Some 2,000 American Defenders surrendered Detroit to General Brock and Shawnee chief Tecumseh.

Shawnee Chief Tecumseh

"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength.  Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living.  If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself”

Siege of Detroit

August 16,1812