assault on the fort when, to his great surprise, Hull surrendered with all his force, which had been proudly named " The Grand Army of the \Vest." He also gave up the whole territory of Michigan. His angry country-men afterwards had him tried by court-martial—that is, by the officers of the army—and the was condemned to be shot for cowardice, but was pardoned by the president.
Upper Canada was still in danger, however, A Truce. for another American army, as large as that which had surrendered, had gathered near Lewiston, and invasion again seemed threatening. But before this force had crossed the river, Sir George Prevost and General Dearborn, the commanders-in-chief of the British and American armies, agreed upon a truce. It appeared that the orders-in-council had been withdrawn just before war was declared, and it was thought that the Americans might wish to withdraw their declaration