Siege of Fort Erie

The Siege of Fort Erie was one of the last and most protracted engagements between British and American forces during the Niagara campaign of the American War of 1812. The Americans successfully defended Fort Erie against the British Army but subsequently abandoned it because of shortage of supplies.

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Siege Of Fort Erie - Evacuation
... Lawrence before winter set in.) Izard, who was short of supplies, decided to abandon Fort Erie and go into winter quarters in New York state with the remainder of the army ... On 5 November, the Americans set mines and demolished the fort before retiring across the river ... When the British returned to the site of Fort Erie, they chose not to rebuild the fort due to lack of funds and merely constructed makeshift quarters until completely abandoning it in 1821 ...
Bertie Township, Ontario - Culture - Siege of Fort Erie
... The Siege of Fort Erie is a historical re-enactment of the famous 1814 battle, which takes place during the second weekend of August ... bloodiest on Canadian soil due to the various sieges that took place throughout the War of 1812 ... The Siege of 1814 is vividly recreated every year ...

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