Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry, CB

Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry, CB (HM1KJE)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Ottawa Division
Country: Canada

N 45° 25.466', W 75° 41.719'

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Le lieutenant-colonel Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry, C.B.

— (1778-1829) —

A skillful professional soldier, Salaberry formed the celebrated Voltigeurs canadiens. In 1813, he outwitted and defeated a vastly superior American force at the Battle of Châteauguay, helping to save Lower Canada from invasion.
War of 1812


Militaire de carrière exceptional, Salaberry met sur pied les célèbres Voltigeurs canadiens. En 1813, il use de stratégie et défait de troupes américaines largement supérieures en nombre à la bataille de Châteauguay, contribuant ainsi à préserver le Bas-Canada de l'invasion.
Guerre de 1812
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Date Added Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 445604 N 5030336
Decimal Degrees45.42443333, -75.69531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 25.466', W 75° 41.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 25' 27.96" N, 75° 41' 43.14" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Wellington St, Ottawa Ontario K1A 0A6, CA
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