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Sir John Harvey 1778-1852

On the evening of June 5, 1813 Harvey led a contingent of 700 men in a surprise attack against an invading force of 3,000 American troops camped at Stoney Creek. The successful rout is generally considered to be the turning point in the War of 1812.

Location

In Harvey Park, the site from which Harvey set out, York Boulevard near Dundurn Street, Hamilton

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: City of Hamilton (District)

Municipality: City of Hamilton

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