Participants in the Battle of the Thames

Participants in the Battle of the Thames (HM1CRV)

Location: Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0 Chatham-Kent Division
Country: Canada

N 42° 33.876', W 81° 55.842'

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Tuesday, October 5, 1813

— Tecumseh Parkway —

Shabbona 1775-1859: A Potawatomi chief, grand nephew of Pontiac, and veteran of Tippecanoe, Shabbona was an accomplished warrior and strong supporter of Tecumseh. He persuaded many natives to join the confederacy.

Sou-veh-hoo-wah, Split Log, 1765-1825: Huron chief and veteran of the River Raisin and Fort Meigs, Split Log helped defeat Brigadier General McArthur's American force at the Grand River in October 1814.

Tecumseh 1768-1813: Leader of the First Nations confederacy.

Tenskwatawa, The Prophet, 1775-1836, Religious leader and Tecumseh's brother.

Teyoninhokarawen, John Norton: John was a Mohawk chief born in Scotland to a Cherokee father and a Scottish mother. He came to North America and worked as an interpreter for the Indian Department before being adopted by the Mohawks. He fought at Tippecanoe and served as a major in the Indian Department during the War of 1812.

Wahsikegaboe, Firm Fellow: Shawnee chief and Tecumseh's brother-in-law.
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 2:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 423606 N 4712885
Decimal Degrees42.56460000, -81.93070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 33.876', W 81° 55.842'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 33' 52.56" N, 81° 55' 50.52" W
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Area Code(s)605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14249-14431 Regional Rd 2, Thamesville ON N0P 2K0, CA
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