1812 History
Letter to Colonel McDougal from Sir Allan McNabb regarding the spot where Sir Isaac Brock fell, August 1860


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1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Creators:
Sir Allan McNabb, Author
Colonel McDougal
, Recipient
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Correspondence
Description:
This is a letter, dated August 1860, to Colonel McDougal from Sir Allan McNabb in Dundurn, regarding the spot where Sir Isaac Brock fell during the Battle of Queenston Heights. Both McDougal and McNabb were on the Committee for the Erection of Brock's Monument.

McDougal was in the Upper Canada Incorporated Militia during the War of 1812. It is said that he was at Fort George on March 27, 1813 when it was taken by American troops. He was also severely wounded at Lundy's Lane on July 25, 1814 when he was struck 7 times but was able to recover from his wounds. Unfortunately, McDougal had health problems and a lead ball stuck in his body for the rest of his life. He reached the rank of Colonel in the 1st Lincoln Regiment after the War of 1812.
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
992.5.297
Language of Item:
English
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Letter to Colonel McDougal from Sir Allan McNabb regarding the spot where Sir Isaac Brock fell, August 1860


This is a letter, dated August 1860, to Colonel McDougal from Sir Allan McNabb in Dundurn, regarding the spot where Sir Isaac Brock fell during the Battle of Queenston Heights. Both McDougal and McNabb were on the Committee for the Erection of Brock's Monument.

McDougal was in the Upper Canada Incorporated Militia during the War of 1812. It is said that he was at Fort George on March 27, 1813 when it was taken by American troops. He was also severely wounded at Lundy's Lane on July 25, 1814 when he was struck 7 times but was able to recover from his wounds. Unfortunately, McDougal had health problems and a lead ball stuck in his body for the rest of his life. He reached the rank of Colonel in the 1st Lincoln Regiment after the War of 1812.