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Major General Henry Proctor

Henry Proctor was responsible for the defense of the Detroit frontier during the year 1813. His first ventures against the invading American forces were successful, especially at the Battle of Raison River. However, he was forced to retreat due to dwindling supplies and a tired, demoralized army, from American General Harrison's advancing force. He abandoned the city of Detroit, previously captured by British General Brock, and attempted to flee to the Niagara frontier. He was pursued by the American army, who met him at the Battle of the Thames, which saw the death of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh. Proctor lost the battle, and was later court-martialed for his conduct. He was suspended from military duty and pay for six months.