Battle of Saint-Denis (1837)

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Battle of Saint-Denis
Part of the Lower Canada Rebellion
Battle of Saint-Denis.jpg
"Les Fils de la Liberté" hurl back British regulars at the Battle of Saint-Denis. Contemporary watercolour.
Date November 23, 1837
Location Saint-Denis, Quebec
Result Patriote victory
Belligerents
 United Kingdom Patriote rebels
Commanders and leaders
Charles Stephen Gore Wolfred Nelson
Strength
300 regulars
1 gun
200 militia
600 unarmed civilians
Casualties and losses
6–54 dead
10 wounded
6 missing
12 dead
7 wounded

The Battle of Saint-Denis was fought on November 23, 1837 between British colonial authorities under Lieutenant-Colonel Gore and Lower Canada rebels. The Patriotes were victoriously led by Wolfred Nelson. The British had to retreat because they were running out of ammunition.

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