Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A photographic print of the Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, War of 1812.

It reads (English):

"Here at the Forty Mile Creek, on the 8th of June 1813, American Forces, retreating after the battle of Stoney Creek, were bombarded by the British Flotilla under Sir James Lucas Yeo. Indians and groups of the forth and fifth Regiments Lincon Milita joined in the attack and created such confusion in the enemy ranks that they abandoned this position and retreated to Fort George."
Date Of Event:
8 June 1814
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2006.1.102
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2043312166785 Longitude: -79.5533108711243
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Grimsby Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813


A photographic print of the Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, War of 1812.

It reads (English):

"Here at the Forty Mile Creek, on the 8th of June 1813, American Forces, retreating after the battle of Stoney Creek, were bombarded by the British Flotilla under Sir James Lucas Yeo. Indians and groups of the forth and fifth Regiments Lincon Milita joined in the attack and created such confusion in the enemy ranks that they abandoned this position and retreated to Fort George."