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Chippawa Battlefield Park (FREE) – The longest and bloodiest military operation of the War of 1812

The Battle of Chippawa was the first battle that marked the start of one of the longest battles of the war of 1812. On July 3rd, 1814, American forces crossed the Niagara River from Buffalo to take Fort Erie marking the beginning of the Niagara Campaign of the war of 1812. Of the 4000 British, Canadian, and Native forces who bravely fought in the Battle of Chippawa, over 800 lay … Read more »