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Brigadier General Eleazar W. Ripley, U.S. Army (1782-1839)

Commanding the Second Brigade at the Battle of Chippawa, Ripley was ordered by Genral Brown to ford Streets Creek and to attack the British Flank. His movement was delayed because the stream had become almost impassible on account of heavy rainfall, and his brigade did not enter the battle until Scott's brigade had decisively rebuffed the British attack.

Congressional Medal Awarded to Eleazar Ripley, 1814