the skirmish at Longwoods enfolded. With the Americans perched Nike Air Max Thea Women Grey atop a hill they definitely had the upper hand as far as higher ground is concerned and they proceeded to cut down the British forces, who sustained most of the casualties in the ravine at Longwoods.
Battle of Longwoods gets monument
It was one such skirmish near Wardsville, along Longwoods Road, that resulted in a spectacular battle between the British and Americans that is so much a part of Southwestern Ontario history.
Recker, who is a direct descendant of William Caldwell, leader of the Western (Caldwell) Raiders under the charge of the British forces during the War of 1812, was thrilled to finally get the concrete monument in place.
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the time the population of Detroit was starving and the Americans would send raiding parties into the area and disrupt the British troops, said Tom Ross.
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Last Friday, a five by 18 foot, 6,000 pound monument was delivered and installed at the Longwoods site, marking the region significant contribution to the War of 1812.
Ross, echoed Recker enthusiasm, adding It will be a once in lifetime event. will have 100 200 re enactors on March 8. We will be re enacting the Battle of Longwoods on the actual battle site, and that has never been done before, Ross said.
The Battle of Longwoods monument was funded through the money raised through the Upper Thames Military Reenactment Society annual reenactment each spring. As well, the Society hosts educational days for Grade 7 students, and the money helped build the monument. As well, the Trillium Foundation kicked in with a sizable contribution.
cairn really only recognizes the officers who were killed, but not the soldiers, he said.
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will be closing the highway for the day, said Recker, of the planned celebrations.
Marvin Recker has been waging his own personal war for the past five years.
Although the monument was installed on Friday, the official unveiling will be held on the bicentennial anniversary of the Battle of Longwoods, March 8, 2014.
paying homage to the British, American and First Nations soldiers was necessary.
leading the Rangers in the attack on the Americans on March 8, 1814.
He has been fighting to raise funds to get a proper memorial plaque installed at the Longwoods Battle Site, located at 2945 Longwoods Road.
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