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Destroyed their own base

05 Nov
English: Hon. George Alexander Drummond

George Drummond (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

On November 5, 1814, American forces, led by lieutenant-General George Drummond, destroyed their own base at Fort Erie, Ontario.

 

 

For more on this interesting series of events, check these out:

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Fort_Erie Wikipedia’s page

 

http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/1812/niagara-1814.aspx Archives

 

http://www.visit1812.com/historic-sites/OldFortErie.html Official War of 1812 Bicentennial Website

 

 

 

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Posted by on November 5, 2012 in Canadian-related Links, November, On This Day

 

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