Chippawa, Battle 5 July 1814.
Ref; Red Coats and Grey Jackets
The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814 by Donald E. Graves
"On the banks of the Niagara River, a few miles south of the great falls, a battle
took place on 5 July 1814. For more than three hours on a hot summer afternoon,
Four thousand American, British, and Canadian soldiers, as well as native warriors
from many nations, fought in the fields and woods surrounding Canadian
Samuel Street's prosperous farm.
When the fighting had ended, more than seven hundred lay dead or wounded.
Red Coats and Grey Jackets is the story of this battle and the men who fought it"
This is a story about one of the Regiments on the British side who fought in this battle.
The 100th Regiment who in 1818 would settle in Goulbourn Twp. today part of, Ottawa, ON
the capital of Canada. I am attending the 200th anniversary celebrations of this battle
this weekend so will make another post next week after returning home.