Bataille du Moulin de Lacolle / Battle of the Lacolle Mill

Bataille du Moulin de Lacolle / Battle of the Lacolle Mill (HM1EZC)

Location: Compton, QC J0J 1J0 Le Haut-Richelieu Regional County Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 45° 4.054', W 73° 20.62'

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Sur ce site, le 30 mars 1814, le major R.B. Handcock, avec quelque 500 soldats du 13e r?giment des Royal Marines, de Canadian Fencibles, des Voltigeurs ainsi que des Indiens, a combattu vigoureusement contre 4,000 soldats am?ricains commandes par le g?n?ral Wilkinson. Epuise par cette ristance, celui-ci replia sur la fronti?re am?ricaine. La bataille du moulin de Lacolle mit fin a la derni?re invasion am?ricaine du Bas-Canada durant la Guerre de 1812

Here, on 30 March 1814, Major R.B. Handcock and a British garrison of 500 men of the 13th Regiment Royal Marines, Canadian Fencibles, Voltigeurs and Indians withstood an attack by 4,000 American soldiers on the fortified mill. Daunted by their resistance, General James Wilkinson fell back to the American border, thus ending the last American invasion of Lower Canada during the War of 1812.
Placed ByCommission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada / Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 12:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 630390 N 4991790
Decimal Degrees45.06756667, -73.34366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 4.054', W 73° 20.62'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 4' 3.24" N, 73° 20' 37.20" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 91 QC-202, Compton QC J0J 1J0, CA
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