The Battle of the Thames, 5 October, 1813 also known as the Battle of Moraviantown by C.S. Forster, was a decisive United States victory in the War of 1812 against Great Britain. It took place on October 5, 1813, near present-day Chatham, Ontario in Upper Canada. It resulted in the death of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh and the destruction of the Indian coalition which he led.

The Battle of the Thames, 5 October, 1813 also known as the Battle of Moraviantown by C.S. Forster, was a decisive United States victory in the War of 1812 against Great Britain. It took place on October 5, 1813, near present-day Chatham, Ontario in Upper Canada. It resulted in the death of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh and the destruction of the Indian coalition which he led.

October 5, 1813: Tecumseh killed at the Battle of Moraviantown. It was the end of the Native American tribal coalition that Tecumseh had led.

October 5, 1813: Tecumseh killed at the Battle of Moraviantown. It was the end of the Native American tribal coalition that Tecumseh had led.

Hand crafted miniature dioramas depict scenes from the River Raisin Massacre and the Battles of Lake Erie and Thames

Hand crafted miniature dioramas depict scenes from the River Raisin Massacre and the Battles of Lake Erie and Thames

#OTD October 5, 1813, Tecumseh was defeated and killed at the Battle of Thames. Image: National Intelligencer, 10/30/1813.

#OTD October 5, 1813, Tecumseh was defeated and killed at the Battle of Thames. Image: National Intelligencer, 10/30/1813.

The Battle of Britain Monument on the Victoria Embankment overlooking the River Thames in central London, pays tribute to those who took part in the Battle of Britain during WWII. Unveiled 18.9.2005, the 65th anniversary of the Battle, by HRH the Prince of Wales & HRH the Duchess of Cornwall in the presence of many of the surviving airmen known collectively as "The Few", following the RAF Service of Thanksgiving & Rededication on Battle of Britain Sunday, an annual event since 1943.

The Battle of Britain Monument on the Victoria Embankment overlooking the River Thames in central London, pays tribute to those who took part in the Battle of Britain during WWII. Unveiled 18.9.2005, the 65th anniversary of the Battle, by HRH the Prince of Wales & HRH the Duchess of Cornwall in the presence of many of the surviving airmen known collectively as "The Few", following the RAF Service of Thanksgiving & Rededication on Battle of Britain Sunday, an annual event since 1943.

The War of 1812 was the result of rising tensions between the United States and Great Britain during the early years of the 19th century including the frequent impressment of sailors from American ships, interference with trade, and the belief that the British were encouraging Native American attacks on the frontier.

The War of 1812 was the result of rising tensions between the United States and Great Britain during the early years of the 19th century including the frequent impressment of sailors from American ships, interference with trade, and the belief that the British were encouraging Native American attacks on the frontier.

The Battle of the Thames - October 5, 1813.” American mounted troops attacking British soldiers during the Battle of the Thames near Chatham, Ontario, during the War of 1812. By Don Troiani.

The Battle of the Thames - October 5, 1813.” American mounted troops attacking British soldiers during the Battle of the Thames near Chatham, Ontario, during the War of 1812. By Don Troiani.

My name is none of your business, so just call me four. I'm a warrior, I've been alive for thousands of wars. Every battle every war, everything.

My name is none of your business, so just call me four. I'm a warrior, I've been alive for thousands of wars. Every battle every war, everything.

1942 John Edgar Platt "Wartime Traffic on the River Thames; River Police at Waterloo Bridge during the Battle of Britain" oil on panel 19 x 22.8 cm Imperial War Museum, London

1942 John Edgar Platt "Wartime Traffic on the River Thames; River Police at Waterloo Bridge during the Battle of Britain" oil on panel 19 x 22.8 cm Imperial War Museum, London

1840.10.9. "Battle of The Thames Riot" LocoFocos rough up some Whigs while parading City Hall.

1840.10.9. "Battle of The Thames Riot" LocoFocos rough up some Whigs while parading City Hall.

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