1812 History
Military Uniform Epaulet- c. 1812


Description
Sponsors:
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.
Media Type:
Object
Description:
This gold braided epaulet, circa 1812, was worn as a decoration on part of a uniform. This epaulet is from the uniform of Captain Jacob A. Ball, who is believed to have been a Captain in the 1st Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812-1814. Jacob Ball shows up on the List of persons ordered into custody at Niagara Upper Canada, by order of Major General Dearborn, on the 19th, 20th, 21st June, 1813 during the occupation of Niagara by American forces.
Date of Original:
c. 1812
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
987.94(A&B)
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Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
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Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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Military Uniform Epaulet- c. 1812


This gold braided epaulet, circa 1812, was worn as a decoration on part of a uniform. This epaulet is from the uniform of Captain Jacob A. Ball, who is believed to have been a Captain in the 1st Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812-1814. Jacob Ball shows up on the List of persons ordered into custody at Niagara Upper Canada, by order of Major General Dearborn, on the 19th, 20th, 21st June, 1813 during the occupation of Niagara by American forces.