Action at Butler's Farm

Action at Butler's Farm (HMWVD)

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada

N 43° 15.074', W 79° 5.434'

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Engagement a Butler's Farm

On the 8th of July, 1813, an outpost of the invading force, encamped near Fort George, was defeated by a band of Six Nations and Western Indians led by Chiefs John Norton and Blackbird and interpreters Michel Brisebois, Louis Langlade and Barnet Lyons. Lieutenant Samuel Eldridge and 22 soldiers of the 13th United States Infantry were killed and 12 taken prisoners.

Le 8 juillet 1813, une bande d'Indiens des Six-Nations et d'Indiens de l'Ouest, conduite par les chefs John Norton et Blackbird et les interpr?tes Michel Brisebois, Louis Langlade et Barnet Lyons battirent un d?tachement am?ricain de la force d'invasion camp? pr du fort George. Le lieutenant Samuel Eldridge et 22 fantassins du 13e R?giment d'Infanterie des ?tats-Unis furent tu et douze autres faits prisonniers.
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Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 11:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 655000 N 4790484
Decimal Degrees43.25123333, -79.09056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 15.074', W 79° 5.434'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 15' 4.44" N, 79° 5' 26.04" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 538 Butler St, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0, CA
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