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Military Genealogy & History
The Battle of Ridgeway2 June 1866
Lt. Col. Alfred Booker led 900 Canadian militia against 800 Fenian Raiders at Ridgeway, located in the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario.
The Fenians, who were led by General John O'Neil, crossed the Niagara River near Fort Erie and were on their way to Port Colborne when they were stopped at Ridgeway by the Canadians. Booker however mistook Fenian scouting parties for cavalry and ordered his men (young students) into a square formation. In the confusion, the Fenians, who were mostly Civil War veterans, charged with drawn bayonets. Ten Canadians were killed and 38 wounded.
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