While Harrison was encamped at Fort Meigs there were several encounters between the hostile forces.
The defensive works which he now built were called Fort Meigs.
Colonel Dudley made a sortie from Fort Meigs on the same day and was drawn into an ambuscade.
Major Wood of the engineers, already distinguished by his conduct at Fort Meigs, attended the army with two six-pounders.
Fort Meigs, which till now had covered eight acres of land, was reduced in its dimensions to one acre.