...Thanks to Laura Secord, nearly 500 Americans surrendered at Beaver Dams in 1813, and a British defeat was averted. She had overheard plans for a surprice attack and struggled alone through miles of dense bush to warn the commander of the British outpost.
War of 1812
... here, during the War of 1812, Laura Secord set out on an arduous 19-mile journey to warn the local British commander, Lieutenant James FitzGibbon, of an impending American attack. The courage and tenacity displayed on this occasion in June 1813 places her in the forefront of the province...
Lewiston Burned to the Ground
Lewiston History Mysteries
December 19, 1813: Local citizens run for their lives as British and Indian troops burn Lewiston to the ground, seeking revenge for destroying Niagara-on-the-Lake
The War of 1812, fought between the Americans and the British...
18 Feb 2005,
" T h e y a r e Te a c h i n g E a c h O t h e r "
Niibaakhom: Ojibwe War Chief and Debassige ancestor
By A. Corbiere When mention is made of the War of 1812, the two names that come immediately to mind are Tecumseh and General Isaac Brock. Although it is well known...
... or they accepted Covenant the commencement of the War not this is true is subject to of 1812, the Anishinaabeg chain Wampum Belt" debate. However, there is were given another wampum no debating the skill, courage belt. A delegated British officer and bravery that the Native men stated in council...
... than ten generations, we find that we represent more than 2,000 families, and if we double the number of generations we shall discover that we are connected with 1,937,152 men and women of separate families. We cannot get away from this fact. History can deal only with the past--the present itself...
... obtained his majority. After war was declared by the United States, he received his present appointment, and had commanded the right wing since November, 1812, when he had frustrated General Smyth's attempt at invasion near Fort Erie. "Though heir to an ancient title and a very considerable...
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