Sunday, October 3, 1813
— Tecumseh Parkway —While British Army was encamped at Dolsen's, Procter travelled to Fairfield to investigate the site as a defensive position. At Tecumseh's urging, and learning that the Americans were closing rapidly, Colonel Warburton, Procter's second-in-command, ordered the army to break camp and move up-river. The British departure from Dolsen's caused a rift among the warriors because many of them wanted to engage the Americans at Dolsen's despite Tecumseh's desire to fight at the Forks. By militia officer William Caldwell's account, 600 warriors deserted with their families once the British began moving to the Forks, believing that they could no longer outpace the American advance.
|Placed By||Tecumseh Parkway|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 5:10pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 402534 N 4695609|
|Decimal Degrees||42.40666667, -82.18443333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 24.4', W 82° 11.066'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 24' 24.00" N, 82° 11' 3.96" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 64 Tecumseh Pkwy, Chatham-Kent ON N7M 4L5, CA|
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