Battle of Chippawa

Battle of Chippawa (HMXBR)

Location: Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6S6 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 43° 3.128', W 79° 1.483'

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[Text on the West Side]:

Battle of Chippawa
5 July 1814


In memory of all those who fought on this ground,
many of whom are buried nearby,
and to commemorate the peace that has prevailed
between Canada and the United States
since that time.

This monument was erected and dedicated by
The Niagara Parks Commission.

October 2001.

Brian E. Merrett, Chairman
The Niagara Parks Commission

[Text on the South Side]:

Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers of the
Left Division, United States Army
who fought here on
5 July 1814


Regiment of United States Light Dragoons
Major Jacob Hindman's Battalion, United States Corp of Artillery
9th United States Infantry Regiment
11th United States Infantry Regiment
17th United States Infantry Regiment
19th United States Infantry Regiment
22nd United States Infantry Regiment
23rd United States Infantry Regiment
25th United States Infantry Regiment
5th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment

[Text on the East Side]:

Dedicated to
the memory of the warriors of the
First Nations allied with Britain
and of the
First Nations allied with the United States
who fought here on
5 July 1814.

[Text on the North Side]:

Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers of the
Right Division, British Army in North America
who fought here on
5 July 1814.


19th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
Captain James Maclachlan's Company, Royal Regiment of Artillery
1st Battalion, 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment of Foot
1st Battalion, 8th (King's) Regiment of Foot
100th (Prince Regent's County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot
Troop of Provincial Royal Artillery Drivers
and the
2nd Lincoln Regiment, Militia of Upper Canada
from the Niagara Peninsula
which, at the Battle of Chippawa, suffered the highest casualties
lost by a Canadian militia unit in a single engagement
during the War of 1812.
Details
HM NumberHMXBR
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - War of 1812 series
Tags
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Niagara Parks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 5:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 660868 N 4768497
Decimal Degrees43.05213333, -79.02471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 3.128', W 79° 1.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 3' 7.68" N, 79° 1' 28.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)406
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls ON L2E 6S6, CA
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