British troops burn Buffalo, New York 200 years ago today (12/30/1813)


Video: 'The Forgotten War of 1812.' (Dec. 30, 1813 at 1:08:25)

(Thursday, December 30, 1813, during the Battle of Buffalo,
part the War of 1812)
— British forces engaged in considerable plundering and destruction today in Buffalo, New York, in retaliation for the burning by American troops of the Canadian village of Newark (present day Niagara-on-the-Lake).

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