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Facing the American Attack

 
 
Facing the American Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
1. Facing the American Attack Marker
Inscription.  
In the centre the repeated and determined attacks of the enemy were met by the 89th Regiment, the detachments of the Royals and King’s and the Light Company of the 41st, with the most perfect steadiness and intrepid gallantry, and the enemy was constantly repulsed with heavy loss.”
Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon Drummond

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is July 25, 1814.
 
Location. 43° 5.317′ N, 79° 5.686′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker can be reached from Lundy's Lane, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in Drummond Hill Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6032 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls ON L2G 1T1, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burr Lockhart Plato (here, next to this marker); The Americans Capture the British Guns (within shouting distance of this marker); The Americans Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane (about 90 meters away, measured in
Facing the American Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
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a direct line); Cecil Bishopp (about 90 meters away); Battle Stages (about 90 meters away); Drummond Hill Cemetery (about 90 meters away); Laura Secord (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
More about this marker. The background of the marker contains an image of American soldiers approaching a British artillery unit.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the story of the Battle of Lundy's Lane.
 
Also see . . .  An introduction to the Battle of Lundy's Lane - War declared. (Submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker in Drummond Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
3. Marker in Drummond Hill Cemetery
Drummond Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
4. Drummond Hill Cemetery
The Facing the American Attack marker is located in Drummond Hill Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 27, 2022