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  • Military Coatee Belonging to James Thompson
        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 ...
      This red wool military coatee is double breasted with blue lapels, a ...
  • Military Red Silk Sash
        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.
      This is a maroon military sash that includes yellow thread of the ...
  • Military Red Silk Sash
        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.
      This is a red military sash that is made of silk. It ...
  • Military Coatee from the Lundy Family
        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, ...
      This is a British Officer’s coatee that is double breasted red wool ...
  • Light Infantry Button
        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.
      A light infantry button that measures 1.5cm in diameter and has laurel ...
  • Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons
        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 ...
      Buttons have three raised cannon balls in a horizontal row across the ...
  • 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot Buttons
        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.
      A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with ...
  • British Red Coat Uniform Fragments
        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.
      These are British red coat fragments believed to be from one of ...
  • Officer's Buttons
        These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812-1814. These items can be found at the Battlefield Hotel Museum.
      These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of ...
  • United States Army Grey Coat Uniform Fragments
        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.
      These are United States Army grey coat uniform fragments believed to be ...
  • Neck Stock- c. 1812
        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.
      This is a neck stock worn by soldiers to ensure an upright ...
  • Uniform Lining- c. 1812
        This is uniform fragment is believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item can currently be found at the Willoughby Museum.
      This is uniform fragment is believed to be from one of Niagara’s ...
  • 18th Century Military Officer's Sash
        This an eighteenth century officer’s woven silk maroon sash with tassels on the ends.
      This an eighteenth century officer’s woven silk maroon sash with tassels on ...
  • British Stove Pipe Shako Plate
        This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with a “GR” cipher surrounded by a Garter containing the motto of the Royal family. The motto is “Honi soit qui ...
      This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that ...
  • Metal Fragments of a Belgique Shako
        These are the pieces of metal that are believed to be the remnants of three different Belgique shakos. The photo shows two shako outlines and 9 of the pieces are adhered to the paper in their proper places. One piece is adhered above the two sketches as well. One shako ...
      These are the pieces of metal that are believed to be the ...
  • British Uniform Coat Worn by Fort Major Donald Campbell- c.1810
        This coat was worn by Fort Major Donald Campbell who was buried at Fort George in December 1812. The red wool coat with black flannel wool is a very early type, common shortly after 1800. It features blue facings, buttons in pairs, a rounded cut at the waist and white ...
      This coat was worn by Fort Major Donald Campbell who was buried ...
  • 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment Cross Belt Plate c.1812
        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 ...
      This is a brass cross belt plate of the 1st (Royal Scots) ...
  • British Soldier Uniform Boots
        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 ...
      These are a men’s pair of boots that measure 26cm long, 9.5cm ...
  • British Red Coat Uniform Fragment
        This is a fragment of a British red coat uniform that was unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. c.1812
      This is a fragment of a British red coat uniform that was ...
  • Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
        These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
      These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of ...
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