A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Chrysler’s Farm, Battle of

Chrysler’s Farm, Battle of (Canada) On 11 November 1811, Colonel J. W. Morrison’s 800 British regulars repulsed Brigadier General John Boyd’s 2,000 US regulars about 70 miles from Montreal. US losses: 102 killed, 237 wounded, 100 captured. British losses: 22 killed, 48 wounded, 12 missing. This defeat, coupled with US failure at the battle of the Chateaugay River, forced US troops to retreat from a planned attack on Montreal.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Chrysler’s Farm, Battle of," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed June 16, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UITAUPKUWYN8S2.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Chrysler’s Farm, Battle of." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 16 Jun. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UITAUPKUWYN8S2.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Chrysler’s Farm, Battle of' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 16 June 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UITAUPKUWYN8S2.