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Near Chippawa in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Battle of Chippawa

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
1. Battle of Chippawa Marker
Inscription. [Text on the West Side]:

Battle of Chippawa
5 July 1814


In memory of all those who fought on this ground,
many of whom are buried nearby,
and to commemorate the peace that has prevailed
between Canada and the United States
since that time.

This monument was erected and dedicated by
The Niagara Parks Commission.

October 2001.

Brian E. Merrett, Chairman
The Niagara Parks Commission

[Text on the South Side]:

Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers of the
Left Division, United States Army
who fought here on
5 July 1814


Regiment of United States Light Dragoons
Major Jacob Hindman's Battalion, United States Corp of Artillery
9th United States Infantry Regiment
11th United States Infantry Regiment
17th United States Infantry Regiment
19th United States Infantry Regiment
22nd United States Infantry Regiment
23rd United States Infantry Regiment
25th United States Infantry Regiment
5th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment

[Text on the East Side]:

Dedicated to
the memory of the warriors of the
First Nations allied with Britain
and of the
First
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By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
2. Battle of Chippawa Marker
Close-up view of the historical marker on the west side of the monument, "Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814."
Nations allied with the United States
who fought here on
5 July 1814.

[Text on the North Side]:

Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers of the
Right Division, British Army in North America
who fought here on
5 July 1814.


19th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
Captain James Maclachlan's Company, Royal Regiment of Artillery
1st Battalion, 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment of Foot
1st Battalion, 8th (King's) Regiment of Foot
100th (Prince Regent's County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot
Troop of Provincial Royal Artillery Drivers
and the
2nd Lincoln Regiment, Militia of Upper Canada
from the Niagara Peninsula
which, at the Battle of Chippawa, suffered the highest casualties
lost by a Canadian militia unit in a single engagement
during the War of 1812.

 
Erected 2001 by The Niagara Parks Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - War of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 43° 3.128′ N, 79° 1.483′ W. Marker is near Chippawa, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Niagara River Parkway just west of Edgworth Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical
Battle of Chippawa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
3. Battle of Chippawa Marker
Close-up view of the historical marker on the south side of the monument.
marker is located on the Canadian side of the Niagara River, a short distance south of Chippawa, Ontario, and opposite Navy Island, in the Chippawa Battlefield Park. The historical marker is a tall Memorial Cairn with plaques on all four sides. Marker is in this post office area: Chippawa, Ontario L2E 6S6, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chippawa Battlefield Panel 2 (a few steps from this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 1 (a few steps from this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 3 (a few steps from this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 4 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 5 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Chippawa (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Battle of Chippawa (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chippawa.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chippawa Battlefield Park. This is a link to information
Battle of Chippawa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
4. Battle of Chippawa Marker
Close-up view of the historical marker on the east side of the monument."
provided by Niagara Parks. (Submitted on November 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Battle of Chippawa National Historic Site of Canada. This is a link to information from a website administered by Parks Canada. (Submitted on November 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Battle of Chippawa. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on November 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Battle of Chippewa, 5 July 1814. This is a link to information provided by the History of War website. (Submitted on November 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. War of 1812: Battle of Chippawa. This is a link to information provided by the About.com's, military history website. (Submitted on November 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

6. 1812-5-7-Battle-Of-Chippawa-July-5th-1814-Jeff Mason. This is a link to a gallery of prints provided by Canadian Art Cards. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar of 1812
 
Battle of Chippawa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
5. Battle of Chippawa Marker
Close-up view of the historical marker on the north side of the monument.
Battle of Chippawa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
6. Battle of Chippawa Marker
Battle of Chippawa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
7. Battle of Chippawa Marker
Battle of Chippawa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
8. Battle of Chippawa Marker
View of the historic monument, along with the Chippawa Battlefield Park Walking Tour pathway - and its six Plexiglass panels.
Chippawa Battlefield Park image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
9. Chippawa Battlefield Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 773 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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