Battle of Windsor 1838, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Battle of Windsor 1838, The

American supporters of Mackenzie's rebellion took possession of Windsor on December 4, 1838, but were soundly defeated by the local militia under Colonel John Prince. However, when Prince executed four of the prisoners, tensions increased between the two countries.

Location

On the grounds of the Hiram Walker Historical Museum, 254 Pitt Street West, Windsor

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: City of Windsor

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