Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Battle of River Raisin Re-Enactment

From the January 22, 2018, Lenconnect.com

There were about 70 re-enactors on hand this past Saturday.  During the actual battle during the War of 1812, hundreds of American militiamen lost their lives.

The inexperienced Americans were badly outnumbered as well.

The battle was fought January 22, 1813 and matched 1,000 mostly inexperienced Americans against a force of 800 Indians and 600 British.

Four hundred Americans were killed and 500 captured.


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