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Fort Meigs

Fort Meigs (mĕgz), American fortification on the Maumee River, near Perrysburg, N central Ohio; est. Feb., 1813, by Gen. William Henry Harrison across the river from British Fort Miami (see Maumee, Ohio). Through the spring and summer of 1813, the Americans there held off British attacks.

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Meigs, Fort

Fort Meigs: see Fort Meigs.

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