Near Chippawa in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
Chippawa Battleﬁeld Panel 5
—July 5, 1814 5:30 p.m. —
Militia Citizen soldiers served on both sides at the battle. They were often supplied cast off regular army uniforms or they simply made do with civilian attire. Male citizens in Canada and the U.S. from age 16 to 60 were expected to perform military service.
Erected 2001 by The Niagara Parks Commission.
Location. 43° 3.143′ N, 79° 1.471′ W. Marker is near Chippawa, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker can be reached from Niagara River Parkway just west of Edgworth Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical 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. This historical marker is part of the Chippawa Battlefield Park Walking Tour - and is one of six Plexiglass panels, that is freestanding in a row along the northern boundary of the park, approximately 15 yards from the Chippawa Battlefield Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Chippawa, Ontario L2E 6S6, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Chippawa Battlefield Panel 4 (here, next to this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 6 (here, next to this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 3 (a few steps from this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 2 (a few steps from this marker); Chippawa Battlefield Panel 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Chippawa (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Chippawa (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Chippawa (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line). 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.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • War of 1812 •
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 518 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 13, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.