The Niagara frontier and the St. Lawrence Valley are protected. French-Canadian troops repel an American attack at Lacolle. The two sides are locked in a stalemate on Lake Ontario. Wilkinson descends the St. Lawrence River. Hampton moves his troops north from Plattsburgh. The American advance is repulsed at the Battles of Châteauguay and Crysler's Farm. By the end of 1813, much of Canada has been laid waste by war but continues to resist the invaders.