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Cross Belt Plate- c. 1812
Object    ...This is an oval cross belt plate with no markings on the front and two plugs and a hook on the back. It is believed to from a United States militia during the War of 1812-1814....
Glengarry Light Infantry Cross Belt Plate c.1812-1816 
Object    ... George, Sackett's Harbour, Oswego, Lundy's Lane, Fort Erie, Lyon's Creek and Cooks mills. They were authorized to wear "Niagara" on their colours and were disbanded in 1816. Commanding officers included: Francis Battersby (July 1812- December1814), Thomas Bunbury (January - February 1815) ...
Cross Belt Plate- Royal Newfoundland Regiment 
Object    ...This is an oblong, convex brass plate for a soldier's cross belt from 1803-1812. It is stamped with the cipher "GR" and "Royal Newfoundland Regiment". This regiment served in Niagara during the War of 1812 and were present for the attack on Fort George in May 1813. The Royal Newfoundland Regiment...
Regiment De Watteville Cross Belt Plate
Object    ...-September 1813), Carl Vicktor Fischer (October 1813-December 1814), Gabriel Rudolph May (January-February 1815). The regiment was stationed in Upper Canada during the War of 1812-1814 and helped in the defense of Fort Erie in August 1814, which was later burned down by Americans. ...
Cross Belt Plate- 49th Regiment of Foot 
Object    ...This brass cross belt plate is oval shaped and stamped with a "49". This number symbolizes the 49th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Hertfordshires. The 49th Regiment is perhaps the most well known of those who fought in the War of 1812. The 49th first came to Canada in 1803 and Major-General Sir Isaac...
Cross Belt Plate- Regiment de. Watteville 
Object    ... Fisher of De Watteville. This regiment was stationed in Upper Canada during the war of 1812 and helped in the defense of Fort Erie in August 1814, which was later burned down by the Americans. Further research in 2010 suggests this was a foreign mercenary regiment....
Cross Belt Plate 
Object    This is a plate that would have been attached to a soldier's cross belt. It is oval shaped with a rough upper surface. There are no clear markings on the inscribed. The reverse side has two knob-like buttons and a hook attached.
Belt Plate- Heavy Cavalry Officer 
Object    This plate is believed to have been used between 1796 and 1828 for a Heavy Cavalry Officers' waist belt. It is gilt with a silver crest that has "GR" in the centre, with a Hanoverian crown on top, and the banner "Dieu et mon droit" at the bottom, which is the motto of the British monarch.
Cross Belt Plate of the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Embodied Militia 
ObjectComments:  c. 1812  This is an oval cross belt plate from the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Embodied Militia, a Canadian Provincial Corps. The brass cross belt measures 7 cm long and 5.5 cm wide. Inscriptions include "1st BATT.N EMBODIED MILITIA" along the rim and a Scotch thistle with leaves in the center. There are...
Cross Belt Plate- 41st Regiment of Foot 
Object    This brass cross belt plate is stamped "41" and a crown which was created to represent the Forty-first Regiment of Foot, also known as the Welsh Regiment.The first battalion came to Canada from Ireland in 1800. Its services were at Detroit, Queenston, Miami, Frenchtown, Fort George, Stoney Creek,...
Cross Belt Plate- Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles 
Object    ... Battalion served in the Niagara Peninsula during the War of 1812.Further research in 2010 suggests it is a Canadian cross belt plate....
6th Regiment of Foot Cross Belt Plate- c.1812-1814 
ObjectComments:    This is the cross belt plate of the 6th Regiment of Foot (1st Warwickshire). It is oval shaped with "1st. Warwickshire" engraved around the edge. In the centre is an antelope with one foreleg raised and a chain at the neck falling to the ground. Just below this is engraved "VI REGIMENT". There are...
Belt Plate- British Light Dragoon 
Object    This is a rectangular brass belt plate with the Hanoverian crown, cipher "GR", and surrounding garland of laurel leaves in silver. It is a British Light Dragoon regulation issue for an officer in the army between 1810 and 1820.
British Light Infantry Belt Buckle 
ObjectComments:    This is a brass belt buckle that was found in the town of Niagara. It is believed to have belonged to a member of the British light infantry or regular troops because of the lion's head decoration. Further research in 2010 suggests it may be a whistle hook.
Various Military Remnants Found at Niagara Battlefield Sites 
Object    These artifacts are mounted on red felt to the back of its case (A). The items are (from left to right): B. A piece of an unidentified metal object that looks like a scraper and two musket balls C. Remnant of a small brush and wooden handle D. Remnant of a box. E. In the middle is the...
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