Across the Niagara, 1814

the battles of Fort Erie, Chippewa, and Lundy"s Lane : General Jacob Brown"s expedition into Canada and the siege of Fort Erie during the War of 1812 by Thomas M. Borsick

Publisher: T.M.B. Enterprises in Lexington, Va. (P.O. Box 1522, Lexington 24450)

Written in English
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Places:

  • Niagara Frontier (N.Y.),
  • Fort Erie (Ont.),
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Brown, Jacob, 1775-1828.,
  • Chippewa, Battle of, Ont., 1814.,
  • Lundy"s Lane, Battle of, Ont., 1814.,
  • Niagara Frontier (N.Y.) -- History -- War of 1812 -- Campaigns.,
  • Fort Erie (Ont.) -- History -- Siege, 1814.,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Campaigns.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Thomas M. Borsick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE355.6 .B67 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6886832M
LC Control Number00503080

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When British forces captured Fort Niagara in Decemberthey took the garrison colours. Home» Niagara Falls History» Niagara Falls Municipal History» The War of » The Battle of Chippawa The Battle of Chippawa On July 3rd at approximately 2 a.m., the Americans invaded Upper Canada by crossing the Niagara River from Black Rock and landing north of Fort Erie.

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