瑞基威之役

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瑞基威之役(Battle of Ridgeway)
the Fenian Raids的一部分
Battle of Ridgeway.jpg
An 1869 illustration of the battle: Charge of General O'Neill's Fenians upon the Canadian troops, causing their rout.
日期: 2 June 1866
地点: Ridgeway, 安大略省
結果: Fenian victory
參戰方
芬尼兄弟會英语Fenian Brotherhood 英国 加拿大省
指揮官和领导者
Brig. Gen. John O'Neill Lt. Col. Alfred Booker
兵力
600-700[1] 850[2]
伤亡与损失
4-6 killed
16 wounded
9 killed in action
37 wounded[3]
22 died of wounds/disease[4]

瑞基威之役英语:Battle of Ridgeway)於1866年6月2日爆發,當時一些芬尼兄弟會英语Fenian Brotherhood美國出發至安大略省附近的瑞基威,與當地的加拿大士兵發生衝突。這亦是所謂的“芬尼安暴動”。最後很多芬尼安人不敵而降。

参考资料[编辑]

  1. ^ O'Neill's strength in the Fenian camp at Frenchmen's Creek was estimated at 450 by a Canada West Frontier Police detective who infiltrated the camp. Other estimated the strength in the camp at 500 to 600. Clarke also reported that later in the night an additional 200 Fenians (from their position at Black Creek) joined the column from the camp, bringing the total to at least 700 to 800. See: Detective Charles Clarke to McMicken, telegram, June 2, 1866, MG26 A, Volume 237, p. 103878 [Reel C1663] Canada Archives. See also the detailed analysis of Fenian strength in Peter Vronsky, Ridgeway: The American Fenian Invasion and the 1866 Battle That Made Canada, Toronto: Penguin-Allen Lane, 2011. pp. 141-145
  2. ^ Troublous Times in Canada: A History of the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870. Chapter 5: Grand Uprising of the Canadian People. Canadian Genealogy Resources. [2010-02-09].  by Captain John Alexander Macdonald, a Canadian participant in the battle.
  3. ^ Peter Vronsky, Ridgeway: The American Fenian Invasion and the 1866 Battle That Made Canada, Toronto: Penguin-Allen Lane, 2011. p. 260
  4. ^ http://www.ridgewaybattle.ca/casualties.htm