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4 Facts About the Battle of Lake Erie

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The Battle of Lake Erie, sometimes called the Battle of Put-in-Bay, was fought on 10 September 1813, in Lake Erie off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812.

The War of 1812 was a military conflict that lasted from June 18, 1812 to February 18, 1815, fought between the United States of America and the United Kingdom, its North American colonies, and its Native American allies.

Lake Erie is the fourth-largest lake of the five Great Lakes in North America, and the thirteenth-largest globally if measured in terms of surface area.

Put-in-Bay is a village located on South Bass Island in Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, United States.

Battle of Lake Erie 1813 by Cpl. Gadway USMC

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Nine vessels of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of the British Royal Navy.

The United States Navy is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

1812 - Part 7: The Battle of Lake Erie.mp4 by Anne Martin

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This ensured American control of the lake for the rest of the war, which in turn allowed the Americans to recover Detroit and win the Battle of the Thames to break the Indian confederation of Tecumseh.

The Battle of the Thames, also known as the Battle of Moraviantown, was a decisive American victory in the War of 1812 against Great Britain and its Indian allies in the Tecumseh's Confederacy.

Tecumseh ti-k*m-sə, ti-k*m-see was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early 19th century.

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It was one of the biggest naval battles of the War of 1812.

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