Participants in the Battle of the Thames

Participants in the Battle of the Thames (HM1DGJ)

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

N 42° 33.869', W 81° 55.843'

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Tuesday, October 5, 1813

— Tecumseh Parkway —

John Adair 1757-1840: Pioneer, soldier, and statesman, Adair was a veteran of the American Revolution, was 8th governor of Kentucky, and represented that state in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. He fought at the Battle of the Thames and was subsequently rewarded for his service, being appointed adjutant general of Kentucky.

Lewis Cass 1782-1866: A military officer and politician, Cass was governor of the Michigan Territory and, later, U.S. senator representing Michigan. He served as a brigadier general at the Battle of the Thames. He ran unsuccessfully for president in 1848.

Joseph Desha 1768-1842: Desha served in the U.S. House of Representatives and was the 9th governor of Kentucky. He served as a major general in command of the 7th Brigade of Kentucky Militia and commanded a division at the Battle of the Thames.William Henry Harrison 1773-1841: Commander of the U.S. Army of the Northwest.
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Placed ByTecumseh Parkway
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 423604 N 4712872
Decimal Degrees42.56448333, -81.93071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 33.869', W 81° 55.843'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 33' 52.14" N, 81° 55' 50.58" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14249-14431 Regional Rd 2, Thamesville ON N0P 2K0, CA
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