Rebellions began on Nov 23, 1837 (Article 15, #16 in chronological order)


Article 15 Rebellion Begins in Lower Canada



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Article 15

Rebellion Begins in Lower Canada

November 23, 1837

Over 800 Patriotes led by Dr. Wolfred Nelson achieved a victory at St. Denis today defeating the small group of 300 British regulars (soldiers) that were sent from Upper Canada to stop any violence. After a fierce six hour battle and with their ammunition running low, General Gore ordered his men to retreat leaving 12 soldiers and 13 Patriotes dead. . . .


First Attack:
800 rebels (Patriotes) defeated 300 British soldiers, leaving 12 soldiers and 13 Patriotes dead.

Article 3

Colborne Asks for Help

November 25, 1837

The lieutenant governor of Upper Canada, Sir Francis Bond Head, confirmed today that General Colborne asked for more soldiers to be sent to Montreal to put down the rebellion. . .


British receive reinforcements, and defeat rebels at St Charles.
425 soldiers defeated 250 inadequately equipped rebels, leaving 150 rebels and 7 soldiers dead.




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