Battles A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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List of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland battles in the War of 1812, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in War of 1812 involving the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these War of 1812 battles that involved War of 1812 you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

List ranges from Battle of Boston Harbor to Battle of New Orleans, plus much more.

This list answers the question, "What War of 1812 battles was United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland involved in?"

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Battle of Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America - The Battle of Baltimore was a sea/land battle fought between British and American forces in the War of 1812. American forces repulsed sea and land invasions off the busy port city of Baltimore, ...more

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Battle of Beaver Dams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Beaver Dams Thorold, Canada - The Battle of Beaver Dams took place on 24 June 1813, during the War of 1812. An American column marched from Fort George and attempted to surprise a British outpost at Beaver Dams, billeting ...more

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Battle of Big Sandy Creek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Big Sandy Creek Sandy Creek, New York, United States of America - The Battle of Big Sandy Creek was fought in northwestern New York on May 29–30, 1814, during the War of 1812. The battle was an American victory in which American militia and Oneida Indians ...more

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Battle of Bladensburg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Bladensburg Bladensburg, Maryland, United States of America - The Battle of Bladensburg took place during the War of 1812. The defeat of the American forces there allowed the British to capture and burn the public buildings of Washington, D.C. It has been ...more

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Battle of Boston Harbor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Boston Harbor Atlantic Ocean - The Capture of USS Chesapeake, or the Battle of Boston Harbor, was fought on 1 June 1813, between the Royal Navy's frigate HMS Shannon and American frigate USS Chesapeake, as part of the War of ...more

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Battle of Caulk's Field is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Caulk's Field Fairlee, Maryland, Maryland - The Battle of Caulk’s Field occurred during the War of 1812. Similar to the Battle of Craney Island a year earlier, American militia units were able to repulse a British landing attempt along ...more

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Battle of the Chateauguay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of the Chateauguay Québec, Canada - The Battle of the Chateauguay was an engagement of the War of 1812. On 26 October 1813, a British force consisting of 1,630 regulars, volunteers and militia from Lower Canada and Mohawk ...more

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Battle of Chippawa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Chippawa Upper Canada - The Battle of Chippawa was a victory for the United States Army in the War of 1812, during an invasion of Upper Canada along the Niagara River on July 5, 1814.

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Battle of Crysler's Farm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Crysler's Farm Cornwall, Canada - The Battle of Crysler's Farm, also known as the Battle of Crysler's Field, was fought on 11 November 1813, during the Anglo-American War of 1812. A British and Canadian force won a victory over ...more

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Battle of Fort George is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Fort George Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada - The Battle of Fort George was a battle fought during the War of 1812, in which the Americans defeated a British force and captured the Fort George in Upper Canada. The troops of the United ...more

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Battle of Frenchtown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Frenchtown Michigan Territory - The Battle of Frenchtown, also known as the Battle of the River Raisin or the River Raisin Massacre, was a series of conflicts that took place from January 18–23, 1813 during the War of 1812. It ...more

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Battle of Hampden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Hampden Hampden, Maine, United States of America - The Battle of Hampden was an action in the British campaign to conquer present-day Maine and remake it into the colony of New Ireland during the War of 1812. Sir John Sherbrooke led a British ...more

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Battle of Lacolle Mills is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Lacolle Mills Lacolle, Quebec, Canada - The Battle of Lacolle Mill was fought on 30 March 1814 during the War of 1812. The small garrison of a British outpost position, aided by reinforcements, fought off a large American attack.

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Battle of Lacolle Mills is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Lacolle Mills Lacolle, Quebec, Canada - The Battle of Lacolle River was fought on November 20, 1812, during the War of 1812. In this relatively short and fast battle, a very small garrison of Canadian militia, with the assistance of ...more

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Battle of Longwoods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Longwoods Southwest Middlesex, Ontario, Canada - The Battle of Longwoods took place during the Anglo-American War of 1812. On 4 March 1814, a mounted American raiding party defeated an attempt by British regulars, volunteers from the Canadian ...more

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Battle of Lundy's Lane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls, Canada - The Battle of Lundy's Lane was a battle of the Anglo-American War of 1812, which took place on 25 July 1814, in present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario. It was one of the bloodiest battles of the ...more

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Battle of Maguaga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Maguaga Trenton, Michigan, United States of America - The Battle of Maguaga also known as the Battle of Monguagon or the Battle of the Oakwoods was a small battle between British troops, Canadian militia and Tecumseh's natives and a larger force of ...more

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Battle of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of New Orleans Chalmette, United States of America - The Battle of New Orleans was a series of engagements fought between December 24, 1814, through January 8, 1815, and was the final major battle of the War of 1812. American combatants, commanded ...more

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Battle of North Point is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of North Point Fort Howard, Maryland, United States of America - The Battle of North Point was fought on September 12, 1814, between Brigadier General John Stricker's Third Brigade of the Maryland State Militia and a British landing force of units from the ...more

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Battle of Ogdensburg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Ogdensburg Ogdensburg, New York, United States of America - The Battle of Ogdensburg was a battle of the War of 1812. The British gained a victory over the Americans and captured the village of Ogdensburg, New York. Although small in scale, it removed ...more

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Battle of Pensacola is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Pensacola Pensacola, Florida, United States of America - The Battle of Pensacola was a battle in the War of 1812 in which American forces fought against the kingdoms of Britain and Spain, and Creek Native Americans allied with the British. The ...more

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Battle of Plattsburgh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America - The Battle of Plattsburgh, also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain, ended the final invasion of the northern states of the United States during the War of 1812. A British army under ...more

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Battle of Queenston Heights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Queenston Heights Queenston, Ontario, Canada - The Battle of Queenston Heights was the first major battle in the War of 1812 and resulted in a British victory. It took place on 13 October 1812, near Queenston, in the present-day province of ...more

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Second Battle of Sacket's Harb... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Second Battle of Sacket's Harbor Sackets Harbor, New York, United States of America - The Second Battle of Sacket's Harbor or simply the Battle of Sacket's Harbor, took place on 29 May 1813, during the War of 1812. A British force was transported across Lake Ontario and attempted ...more

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Battle of St. Michaels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of St. Michaels St. Michaels, Maryland, United States of America - The Battle of St. Michaels was a battle during the War of 1812. Similar to the Battle of Craney Island a month earlier, American militia units were able to repulse a British landing attempt in ...more

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Battle of Stoney Creek is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Stoney Creek Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada - The Battle of Stoney Creek was fought on 6 June 1813 during the War of 1812 near present day Stoney Creek, Ontario. British units made a night attack on an American encampment. Due in large part ...more

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Battle of Stuart's Pond is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Stuart's Pond Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America

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Burning of Washington is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Burning of Washington Washington, D.C., United States of America - The Burning of Washington in 1814 was an attack during the War of 1812 between British forces and those of the United States of America. On August 24, 1814, after defeating the Americans at the ...more

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Capture of Fort Niagara is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Capture of Fort Niagara Niagara River, Canada - The Capture of Fort Niagara took place late in 1813, during the War of 1812 between the United Kingdom and the United States. The American garrison was taken by surprise, and the fort was ...more

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Engagements on Lake Huron is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Engagements on Lake Huron Lake Huron - The series of minor Engagements on Lake Huron left the British in control of the lake and thus of the Old Northwest for the latter stages of the War of 1812.

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Engagements on Lake Ontario is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Engagements on Lake Ontario Lake Ontario - The Engagements on Lake Ontario encompass the prolonged naval contest for control of the lake during the War of 1812. Few actions were fought, none of which had decisive results, and the contest ...more

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First Battle of Sacket's Harbo... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
First Battle of Sacket's Harbor Sackets Harbor, New York, United States of America - The First Battle of Sacket's Harbor was a naval battle fought on July 19, 1812, between the American and British naval forces that resulted in the American forces repelling the attack on their ...more

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Raid on Alexandria is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Raid on Alexandria Virginia, United States of America - The Raid on Alexandria was a British victory during the War of 1812, which gained much plunder at little cost but may have contributed to the later British repulse at Baltimore by delaying their ...more

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Battle of Fort Oswego is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Battle of Fort Oswego Lake Ontario - The Battle of Fort Oswego was a partially successful British raid on an American fort and village in May 1814 during the War of 1812.

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Siege of Detroit is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Siege of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States of America - The Siege of Detroit, also known as the Surrender of Detroit, or the Battle of Fort Detroit, was an early engagement in the Anglo-American War of 1812. A British force under Major General Isaac ...more

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Siege of Fort Erie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Siege of Fort Erie Old Fort Erie, Canada - The Siege of Fort Erie was one of the last and most protracted engagements between British and American forces during the Niagara campaign of the American War of 1812. The Americans successfully ...more

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Siege of Fort Meigs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Siege of Fort Meigs Perrysburg, Ohio, United States of America - The Siege of Fort Meigs took place during the War of 1812, in northwestern Ohio. A small British army with support from Indians attempted to capture the recently constructed fort to forestall an ...more

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USS Constitution vs HMS Guerri... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
USS Constitution vs HMS Guerriere Atlantic Ocean - The USS Constitution vs HMS Guerriere, was a single ship action between the two ships during the War of 1812, approximately 400 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. It took place shortly ...more

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USS United States vs HMS Maced... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list A List of the War of 1812 Battles Involving United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
USS United States vs HMS Macedonian Atlantic Ocean - The capture of HMS Macedonian was a naval action fought near Madeira on 25 October 1812 between the frigates USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian, under the ...more