Lundy's Lane, Battle of


Lundy's Lane, Battle of
(1814)
   British troops, including Canadian militia, numbered 1600 at the beginning of the battle, later increased to 2800, under the command of Sir Gordon Drummond; United States troops about 4000, under General Jacob Brown. The engagement opened in the evening, and continued late into the night; the Americans finally withdrew from the field.
   Bib.: Lucas, Canadian War of 1812. See also War of 1812.

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