From Ohio History Central
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The defense of Fort Meigs was an important victory for the Americans. It marked the beginning of the end for the British in the Northwest Territory. England's failure to drive the Americans from the region convinced Harrison to go on the offensive. In October 1813, the Battle of the Thames occurred. Harrison defeated a joint English and Indian army led by Tecumseh and General Henry Procter at the Battle of the Thames in Canada. British occupation of much of the American Northwest ended as a result, and Tecumseh, who died in the battle, failed to attain his dream of an Indian confederation.