Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813
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
- Item Type
- 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
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- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.2043312166785 Longitude: -79.5533108711243
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- Recommended Citation
- Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
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