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The Battle of Frenchtown: The River Raisin Massacre. Now a National Park, the 1812 battlefield near Monroe, Michigan, it was the site of one of the largest engagements of the war. It was a series of battles that took place between Jan 18-23, 1813. It is the deadliest conflict ever on Michigan soil. Over 397 men died in the second battle, hundreds taken prisoner, and dozens of the prisoners were killed by a Native Amercian massacre the next day.

9 August 1812 - Battle of Maguaga - Also known as the Battle of Monguagon or the Battle of the Oakwoods was a small battle between British troops, Canadian militia and Tecumseh's natives and a larger force of American troops near the Wyandot village of Maguaga in what is now the city of Trenton, Michigan.

River Raisin National Battlefield, Monroe, MI. One of the largest battles of the War of 1812 was fought here.

Vicksburg National Military Park If you are interested in the Civil War, this is a great place to visit..there are both car and walking tours..there is also a national cemetary there with thousands of civil war graves,

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River Raisin National Battlefield Park

Visitor Center at the River Raisin National Battlefield in Monroe, Michigan. The park's 40 acres preserves the site of the bloodiest battle of the War of 1812.

War of 1812-it was fought at my ancestral home of Monroe, MI..I just learned about this important battle in the last few years...

Remember the Raisin! Kentucky and Kentuckians in the Battles and Massacre at Frenchtown, Michigan Territory, in the War of 1812