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The Battle of Queenston Heights. By James Dennis 
Image    ...An oil on canvas painting. Before dawn on October 13, 1812, the New York State Militia launched an invasion across the treacherous currents of the Niagara River at Queenston. The leader of the British forces, Sir Isaac Brock, was killed in the early stages of the battle. American advances were...
Brock, the hero of Upper Canada 
Text  1912,  
The American Mercury Newspaper- November 11, 1812 
Text  12 Nov 1812  On the front page there are 2 ½ columns regarding copies of letters from Major General Van Rensselaer of the New York Militia to Major General Henry Dearborn. Dearborn. There is also information regarding the Battle of Queenston Heights. Size: 53 X 31.5 cm
York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812 
Text  17 Oct 1812  This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights). Size (Framed): 41.2 X 55.2 CM
Memorandum of Pay and Allowance due to Captain H. Nelles 
Text  , p. 1  ...A memorandum of pay and allowance due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) from May 23-31 1814 and July 1st to last 1815. It also states pay due for six months while he was a prisoner of war from December 1812 to May 1813 at Fort Erie. Nelles was a Captain in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia who...
The Battle of Queenston Heights October 13th 1813. By Thomas Sutherland 
Image  1836  An ink print created after James Dennis's drawing of the Battle of Queenston Heights. Note the flags, the colouring of the uniforms and their locations which is different from the James Dennis original.
The Battle of Queenston Heights October 13th 1813. By Thomas Sutherland 
Image  1836  An ink print created after James Dennis's drawing of the Battle of Queenston Heights. Note the flags, the colouring of the uniforms and their locations which is different from the James Dennis original. It is historically inaccurate as it portrays Americans defending Queenston Heights and the...
Photographic Print of Sir Isaac Brock 
Image    ...This is a photograph of a painting of Sir Isaac Brock who died at the Battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812....
Record of Military Pay issued by Captain Henry Nelles- December 30, 1815 
Text  15 December 1815  A record of army pay issued by Captain Henry Nelles (1789-1841) for December 30, 1815. It is handwritten with ink and has an "X" through the figures on the front. On the back is the total of pays calculated along with some pencil calculations. Nelles was a Captain in the 4th Regiment of the...
Diagram Explaining Where Sir Isaac Brock fell in Queenston 
Text  c. 1860,   This document is a diagram with explanations of the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell according to some who claim to have witness the event.
Rapids and Bridge above the Falls of Niagara 
Image  1850,   ...This is from John H. Hinton's "The History and Topography of the United States of America". London & New York: John Tallis &Co., 1850. In addition to this unique etching, there are two smaller ones located at the bottom corners. One side illustrates the attack on Queenston during the War of 1812...
Columbian Centinel Newspaper- October 28, 1812 
Text  28 Oct 1812,   This newspaper includes a 12 inch column on page 2 titled "Great Battle at Queenston"; less than two weeks after the Battle of Queenston Heights.
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 28th, 1814 
Text  4 to 24 July 1814  A muster roll, dated July 4th to the 28th, 1814, for Captain Henry Nelles' Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane. Nelles (1789-1841)was also known to have been held prisoner by American troops during the...
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 24th, 1814 
Text    A muster roll, dated July 4th to 24th 1814, for Captain Henry Nelles' Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane. Nelles (1789-1841) was known to have been held prisoner by American troops during the...
Memorandum of Militia Pay due for July, 1815- Captain Henry Nelles 
Text  July 1815  A memorandum of Militia Pay due for July 1815. Men's names and amounts due are handwritten on paper. It can be assumed that these men belong to the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia as Henry Nelles (1789-1841) was a Captain in this Regiment. The 4th Lincoln were known to have participated in the...
The Colonial Advocate Newspaper- October 14, 1824 
Text  14 Oct 1824, p. 4  An original copy of the October 14, 1824 copy of the Advocate. Articles of interest include the "Anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights", "The Re-internment", and "Brittain Cherishes the Memory of her Departed Heroes". Size: (Framed) 60.2 X 42.5 CM
Pay Roll- William Nelles Company 
Text  c.1812  ... during the War of 1812. The 4th Lincoln was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane. Names included on the Muster roll are: Book, Joseph Boughner, Christopher Boughner, Mathias Bridgman, William Sr. Brown, Benjamin Bush, John Clark, James Clendennan, Frederick Cornwall, Joseph...
"The Documentary History of the Campaign on the Niagara Frontier 1812-1814", By Lt. Col. E.A. Cruikshank 
Text    ...Niagara Frontier- 1814 Niagara Frontier- 1812-4 Vol. IX Dec to May 1814 Niagara Frontier- 1813 Part I, Jan- June Niagara Frontier-1813 Part III, Aug to Oct. Niagara Frontier- 1813 Part IV, Oct to Dec Niagara Frontier- 1812 Niagara Frontier-1812 Part II ...
Tales of the Niagara Frontier 
Text  1851,   Pt. 1. Queenston.--Pt. 2. Fort Niagara. Printed by Steele's Press
Ink Sketch of the Site of Sir Isaac Brock's death 
Image  1860s,   This is a sketch, done in pen, of the site of Brock's death. It includes a sketch of the monument, details of Queenston Heights and the site of where it was believed Brock fell. The creator also mentions Wynn's Tavern and writes "where Body was taken" just beside it.
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