July/August '63. The Indians enjoy great success, burning the smaller British outposts, and taking the fort at Michilimackinac at the second attempt.
The Erie stockade falls, hampering any British resupply attempt into fort Detroit. Pontiac achieves some success at the fort, burning a section of wall.
The small garrison at fort Edward Augustus leaves the fort in response to a letter from Captain Etherington, the commander at Michilimackinac.
Etherington orders the Augustus garrison to Michilimackinac in an attempt to restore order in the region (it will be too late!).
Fort Edward Augustus is left in the care of the friendly Menominees.
Captain Ecuyer leads a small force of milita on a sortie from fort Pitt in an attempt to destroy the Indian village of Sawcunk at the head of the Ohio.
Officers at fort Pitt give a delegation of the besieging Indians a gift of blankets that have been exposed to the smallpox virus in a desperate attempt to infect the natives.
Shawnee and Delaware raiders roam freely among the British settlements. Fear grips the colonists as captives are taken to Indian villages; many are killed.