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  • Military Coatee from the Lundy Family
    Object       This is a British Officer’s coatee that is double breasted red wool with blue wool on the lapels, stand up collar and cuffs. The buttons are plain and believed to be gilded brass. There are four buttons on each cuff, ten down the front on each side of the breast, ...
    Object     This is a British Officer’s coatee that is double breasted red wool with blue wool on the lapels, stand up collar and cuffs. The buttons are plain and believed to ...
  • Military Red Silk Sash
    Objectcomment       This is a maroon military sash that includes yellow thread of the ends. It is believed to have been worn by Major Wm. Adams. It is fringed on both ends.
    Objectcomment     This is a maroon military sash that includes yellow thread of the ends. It is believed to have been worn by Major Wm. Adams. It is fringed on both ends.
  • Military Red Silk Sash
    Objectcomment       This is a red military sash that is made of silk. It is a mesh weave with fringed ends and measures 147cm x 12 cm.
    Objectcomment     This is a red military sash that is made of silk. It is a mesh weave with fringed ends and measures 147cm x 12 cm.
  • Military Coatee Belonging to James Thompson
    Object       This red wool military coatee is double breasted with blue lapels, a stand up collar and cuffs. There is gold lace trim around the collar as well as along the upper edge of the cuffs. The jacket has tails which extend down over the rear with pleats and a false ...
    Object     This red wool military coatee is double breasted with blue lapels, a stand up collar and cuffs. There is gold lace trim around the collar as well as along the ...
  • Light Infantry Button
    Object       A light infantry button that measures 1.5cm in diameter and has laurel leaves around the outside edge. It was found in the Niagara-on-the-lake/Queenston area.
    Object     A light infantry button that measures 1.5cm in diameter and has laurel leaves around the outside edge. It was found in the Niagara-on-the-lake/Queenston area.
  • 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot Buttons
    Object       A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881. It is believed that this regiment participated in the Battle of New Orleans (December 1814- January 1815) during the War of 1812.
    Object     A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881. It is ...
  • Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons
    Object       Buttons have three raised cannon balls in a horizontal row across the top and three raised cannons in a vertical row that are set in a shield. It is believed that this button is from the War of 1812. There were four companies of the Royal Artillery in Canada during ...
    Object     Buttons have three raised cannon balls in a horizontal row across the top and three raised cannons in a vertical row that are set in a shield. It is believed ...
  • British Red Coat Uniform Fragments
    Object       These are British red coat fragments believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item can currently be found at the Willoughby Museum.
    Object     These are British red coat fragments believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item can currently be found at the Willoughby Museum.
  • United States Army Grey Coat Uniform Fragments
    Object       These are United States Army grey coat uniform fragments believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. Theory states that it may be from one of Winfield Scott’s regulars. This item can currently be found at the Willoughby Museum.
    Object     These are United States Army grey coat uniform fragments believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. Theory states that it may be from one of Winfield Scott’s regulars. This ...
  • Neck Stock- c. 1812
    Objectcomment       This is a neck stock worn by soldiers to ensure an upright posture and focused attention. This is believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item can currently be found at the Willoughby Museum.
    Objectcomment     This is a neck stock worn by soldiers to ensure an upright posture and focused attention. This is believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item can currently ...
  • Officer's Buttons
    Object       These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812-1814. These items can be found at the Battlefield Hotel Museum.
    Object     These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812-1814. These items can be found at the Battlefield Hotel Museum.
  • Uniform Lining- c. 1812
    Object       This is uniform fragment is believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item can currently be found at the Willoughby Museum.
    Object     This is uniform fragment is believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item can currently be found at the Willoughby Museum.
  • British Soldier Uniform Boots
    Object       These are a men’s pair of boots that measure 26cm long, 9.5cm wide and 36cm high. The boots are black leather with brown leather trim at the top, middle, front and top back. They are well worn and have been re-soled. The square headed nails on the bottom form an ...
    Object     These are a men’s pair of boots that measure 26cm long, 9.5cm wide and 36cm high. The boots are black leather with brown leather trim at the top, middle, front ...
  • British Red Coat Uniform Fragment
    Objectcomment       This is a fragment of a British red coat uniform that was unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. c.1812
    Objectcomment     This is a fragment of a British red coat uniform that was unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. c.1812
  • 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       This regiment was formed in 1758 and was amalgamated into The Hampshire Regiment in 1881.
    Object     This regiment was formed in 1758 and was amalgamated into The Hampshire Regiment in 1881.
  • 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) Button
    Object       The 88th (Connaught Rangers) disembarked at Quebec on the 3rd August 1814, having sailed from France. They were at Plattsburg: stationed on the banks of the Richelieu. They served eleven months, during which not one man deserted. They returned to Spithead 10th June, 1815. With the 3rd Battalion - 27th, ...
    Object     The 88th (Connaught Rangers) disembarked at Quebec on the 3rd August 1814, having sailed from France. They were at Plattsburg: stationed on the banks of the Richelieu. They served eleven ...
  • Royal Sappers and Miners Button
    Objectcomment       A Royal Sappers and Miners button believed to be from the War of 1812 era. There was no overall commanding officer but there was a battalion from July 1812 to February 1815. It is believed that they at the following locations: Oswego Fort Erie Bladensburg Washington Godley Wood Plattsburg New ...
    Objectcomment     A Royal Sappers and Miners button believed to be from the War of 1812 era. There was no overall commanding officer but there was a battalion from July 1812 to ...
  • Military Cuff Link c. 1812-1814
    Object       This is a military cuff link measuring 1.6cm in diameter. There are two buttons joined together with an oval ring with no markings. A piece has also broken away from one of the buttons.
    Object     This is a military cuff link measuring 1.6cm in diameter. There are two buttons joined together with an oval ring with no markings. A piece has also broken away from ...
  • 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment Cross Belt Plate c.1812
    Object       This is a brass cross belt plate of the 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment. It is rectangular with an oval scotch thistle in the centre with lettering (illegible) around it and a crown on top. There is also a banner at the bottom. The belt plate measures 5.5cm x7cm and 2 ...
    Object     This is a brass cross belt plate of the 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment. It is rectangular with an oval scotch thistle in the centre with lettering (illegible) around it and ...
  • British Shako Plate- c. 1811
    Objectcomment       This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of cardboard. It has the GR cipher of George III in the center with a raised outer edge.
    Objectcomment     This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of ...
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