When “Old Betsy” was fired during the attack on Fort Stephenson, over one hundred British soldiers were killed.
After the War of 1812, Croghan remained in military service. In 1824 he became postmaster of the City of New Orleans, and in 1825 Croghan was named Inspector General of the U.S. Army. George Croghan died of cholera in New Orleans on January 8, 1849. He was originally buried near Louisville, Kentucky, but in 1906, his remains were removed to the site of Fort Stephenson in Fremont, Ohio.
Ohio History Central and the Sandusky County Scrapbook.
(Note: Image of George Croghan courtesy Wikipedia.)