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The monument reads ... The Battle of Chippawa

Here, on July 5th 1814, an American army under Major-General Jacob Brown launched the last major invasion of Canada during the War of 1812. The Americans defeated a British and Canadian force commanded by Major-General Phineas Riall consisting of regulars, militia and Aboriginal warriors. During the engagement about 200 men were killed and over 500 wounded. After four months of heavey fighting, with major action at Lundy's Lane, Fort Erie and Cook's Mills, the invaders were forced back to the United states.