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Major General George Izard,

U.S. Army (1776-1828)

A product of military schools in France, Germany, and England, Izard was one of the best trained officers in the American army during the war. He assumed command of Hampton's division shortly before the October 1813 invasion of Canada. Intelligent but cautious, he and General Brown were the only two American Generals to emerge from the 1813 campaign with any credit.

In late September 1814, he assumed command in the Niagara area but, unable to make any headway, withdrew to the United States in early November, bringing the campaign to a close.