...This type ammunition was used in a musket during the War of 1812
A small round silver ball of lead, this musket ball is 2 1/8 inches in circumference. The surface is shiny and smooth with a visible cast mark is on the surface. The bottom of the musket ball has a small circular base of 1/4 inch...
c.1812 This cavalry sword with a wooden handle is measured at 13 ¾ inches long. It was said to have been recovered from one of Niagara's Battlefields. This item is on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
18th century-19th century
...A cannonball of this type would have been used during the War of 1812
This brown, iron cannonball is 16 inches in circumference and approximately 5 inches in diameter. The surface is of the cannonball is pitted. There is a band that goes around the entire circumference of the cannonball...
...This is an example of ammunition used in artillery during the War of 1812
Commonly termed a grapeshot, this round grayish ball of lead has a circumference of 3 3/4 inches. The surface is not smooth and ranges in color from gray, brown to rust.
Grapeshot was made up of canvas bags that held a...
...A powder flask of the type used during the War of 1812
A pear shaped container carved from horn in two halves which are riveted together around the flattened edges. The horn has a smooth, shiny surface and ranges in colour from yellow-green to dark green.
The measuring spout on top is made...
...This Land/India Pattern bayonet was produced by the British Government ca. 1730-1815. This type of bayonet was used during the War of 1812
With a 17 inch blade and flat top, the bayonet gradually narrows to a point to form a triangular shape. The socket of the bayonet is a 3 inch hollow cylinder...
...This type of ammunition, known as a grapeshot, was used in artillery during the War of 1812
A round black ball of iron with a pitted surface, this grapeshot has a circumference of 4 1/8 inches.
Grapeshot was made up of canvas bags that held a large number of iron balls similar to a shot gun...
18th century-19th century
...This type of cannon ball was used during the War of 1812
This round, black ball of iron has a pitted surface and is 14 1/2 inches in circumference and 5 inches in diameter. There is a 4 mm wide and a 10.5 cm long gouge in the surface of the cannonball. This type of cannon ball is considered...
...This type of musket was produced by the British government from circa 1793-1815 and would have been used during the War of 1812
A long gun, 54 1/2 inches from stock to butt. The stock and butt of the gun are carved from walnut. The long barrel is metal and runs 39 inches long.
There is a...
A musketball mould of the type made and used pre-1830.
An iron, plier-like tool with two handles. At the end of each handle is a mini-pan with semi-spherical moulds inside. When the two handles are brought together the moulds create a complete sphere, except for a small circular opening to the...
pre 1830 This type of musketball mould was made pre-1830 or earlier and would have been used during that time.
An iron, plier-like tool with two handles. At the end of each handle is a semi-spherical mould. When brought together the moulds create a complete sphere, except for a small circular opening...
...This letter discusses an Order in Council put out in January of the same year concerning the First Flank Company. It discusses those that served in June to December of 1812
and those who joined afterward.
It is addressed to Col. Clark of the 2nd Regiment of the Lincoln Militia...
...This uniform coat belonged to Colonel Aeneas Shaw of the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812
. It is believed to be a staff officer uniform and has five pairs of buttons down the front with the "GR" cipher of the British Militia. This wool coat is double breasted...