The Battle of Stoney Creek was fought on 6 June 1813 during the War of 1812 near present day Stoney Creek, Ontario. British units made a night attack on an American encampment. Due in large part to the capture of the two senior officers of the American force, and an overestimation of British strength by the Americans, the battle was a victory for the British, and a turning point in the defence of Upper Canada.
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... The site of the battle is a National Historic Site of Canada ... The battle is re-enacted annually on the weekend closest to 6 June ... Canada is the inheritor." – inscription on the Stoney Creek Battlefield Monument The battle is commemorated in the song Billy Green from the 2000 album From Coffee House to Concert ...
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