Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana
The Battle of Fort Erie July 3, 1814
This battle was fought near where present day Fort Erie, Ontario is situated. The whites had unanimously agreed to raise larger numbers of white soldiers up, in order to force their way into Anishinabe controlled Ontario, by the beginning of July of 1814. On July 3, 1814, a force of probably several thousand brave Anishinabe soldiers, reached Fort Erie then commenced to battle the forts defenders for possession of the fort. The Anishinabe soldiers eventually captured the fort and the forts supplies of weapons, ammunition, and food.