Lundy's Lane


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Lundy's Lane,

locality in S Ontario just W of the Niagara Falls, scene of a stubborn engagement of the War of 1812, fought July 25, 1814. The American forces commanded by Gen. Winfield Scott and led by Gen. Jacob J. Brown, pushing into Canada, encountered British troops posted along Lundy's Lane. After prolonged fighting, the Americans fell back to Fort Erie, their former position. They had gained no advantage but had shown themselves able to hold a superior enemy force. There were heavy casualties on both sides.
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Norton rallied a formidable fighting force of Six Nations warriors who played a key role at important battles such as Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.
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Principal battles: Ogdensburg (1812); Sacket's Harbor, Montreal (1813); Chippewa, Lundy's Lane, Fort Erie (all in Ontario, near Niagara Falls) (1814).
Among his other books are The Magic House and Other Poems (1893), Labor and the Angel (1898), New World Lyrics and Ballads (1905), Lundy's Lane (1916), Beauty and Life (1921), The Green Cloister (1935), and The Circle of Affection (1947).