9 May 1854,
...A transcription of a letter written by James Fortier, the Port Colborne Lighthouse keeper, to the Honourable Jean Chabot regarding a salary adjustment. The original letter is currently unavailable.
In the letter, Fortier discusses his participation in the War of 1812
. He states his involvement...
c.1860, A copy of an original photo of James Fortier (April 10, 1792- January 11, 1865) wearing a medal that was awarded in 1849 for his participation at the Battle of Fort Detroit under Major General Sir Isaac Brock. He was also in charge of a gun boat that captured the American vessel "Commencement" and...
17 Sept 1850,
...A letter written by James Fortier who was the Port Colborne Lighthouse keeper after his War of 1812
Service. He had participated at the Battle of Fort Detroit under Major General Sir Isaac Brock for which he received a medal in 1849. He was also in charge of a gun boat on Lake Erie that captured...
1912, The book focuses on the invasion of Upper Canada by a small American army commanded by Brigadier General William Hull and the pivotal surrender of his forces at Detroit. It contains a collection of transcribed letters and documents from a variety of sources, predominantly military. The book also...
15 Mar 1814, p. 4, p. 4
...Under this Accession number there is a collection of newspapers from the United States (US) from the years 1812
to 1886, some of which contain articles related to the War of 1812
. The following is a brief description of the articles of interest.
The "Buffalo Gazette" of March 15, 1814 contains...
24 Aug 1812,
...Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Independent Chronicle- August 24, 1812
c. 1820's, Illustration (woodcut) showing American General Hull (right) surrendering Fort Detroit to General Brock (left).
...Six Nations Legacy Consortium
War of 1812
General Hull's Freakout 1812
"I have done what my conscience directed. I have saved Detroit and the Territory from the horrors of an Indian massacre."
U.S. General William Hull who surrendered Fort Detroit to General Isaac Brock, 1812
A.MEI^ICAN HISTORICAL aSS0CIAT1«»>
THE EMPLOYMKNT OF INDIANS IN THE
FOilT BitlK, ONTABIO.
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