LUNDY'S LANE, CANADA
\lˈʌndiz lˈe͡ɪn], \lˈʌndiz lˈeɪn], \l_ˈʌ_n_d_i_z l_ˈeɪ_n]\
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A battle in the War of 1812. After the defeat of the British at Chippewa, General Drummond advanced to meet the victorious American army led by General Jacob Brown. The latter sent forward General Scott to menace the forts on the Niagara River. Near the Falls, July 24, 1814, he fell in with General Riall with 1800 men, who were posted on a hill near Lundy's Lane. Scott sent forward Major Jesup, who by a flank movement gained the British rear and kept back reinforcements. Meantime Scott was hotly engaged against a much larger force. The American main army soon arrived, and Colonel Miller stormed a battery which was the key to the British position. The British, with the reinforcements that now had arrived, attempted in vain to recapture this position. At midnight, after six hours of fighting, the battle ceased. The British next day took possession of the battlefield and four of the cannon captured. Both parties claimed the victory. The Americans lost about 850 men, the British nearly 900 in all.
By John Franklin Jameson
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