Lundy's Lane

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Lundy's Lane

(ˈlʌndɪz)
n
(Placename) the site, near Niagara Falls, of a major battle (1814) in the War of 1812, in which British and Canadian forces defeated the Americans

Lun′dy's Lane′

(ˈlʌn diz)
n.
a road near Niagara Falls, in Ontario, Canada: battle between the British and Americans in 1814.
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The courage which girls exhibit is like a battle of Lundy's Lane, or a sea- fight.
In his report of the Battle of Lundy's Lane that took place near Niagara Falls later that evening Drummond wrote:
James served in the War of 1812 in the Militia and was taken prisoner at the Battle of Lundy's Lane.
On the night before the bloody Battle of Lundy's Lane, the British soldiers had nothing but bread and butter to eat; on the morning after, Le Couteur and his fellow subalterns found that "a great Camp Kettle full of thick chocolate revived us surprisingly, though we devoured it among dead bodies in all directions.
Winfield Scott to the attack at Chippewa (July 5), and commanded American forces in the chaotic and bloody nighttime battle of Lundy's Lane (July 25); successfully defended Fort Erie against a British siege (August 13-September 21); senior general of the army (June 1815), and appointed first Commanding General of the Army (June 1, 1821); held that post until his death in Washington, D.
The commemoration of the Battle of Lundy's Lane attracted a total of sixteen Branch members, most in period attire.
The stage was now set for the next showdown at the bloody engagement that became known as the Battle of Lundy's Lane.
The next weekend members were at the commemoration ceremony of the Battle of Lundy's Lane in Drummond Hill Cemetery, Niagara Falls.
A lot of the important battles of 1812 are examined--from the Battle of Lundy's Lane in 1814, the Battle of Chippewa, to the Siege of Fort Erie.
Ruth recognized the significance of the Battle of Lundy's Lane in shaping our Canadian destiny and identity.