River Raisin is the site of the devastating January 1813 Battles of Frenchtown that occurred during the War of 1812. The killing and ransom of unprotected American prisoners galvanized America. The resulting polemical rally cry “Remember the Raisin” spurred America’s successful re-taking of the Northwest Territories.
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