'The battle of Queenston, Oct 13th 1813'
Coloured aquatint by T Sutherland after Major Dennis. Published for Laird's 'Martial Achievements', 12 April 1836.
The Battle of Queenston Heights took place during the American War of 1812 (1812-1815) in Upper Canada (now Ontario). American regulars and the New York militia commanded by Major General Stephen Van Rensselaer tried to establish a foothold on the Canadian side of the River Niagara, but were repelled by British forces and Canadian militia led by Major General Isaac Brock, who was killed in the action.
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