...This is a photo of Morgan Cabin that was owned by Lieutenant David Morgan. Chief (Major) John Norton was known to have visited this cabin in April 28, 1809; before becoming an important First Nations officer in the War of 1812
. Norton wrote of his visit in his Journal as an 1816 recollection. He...
...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...
6 Oct 1812,
...The London Gazette issue that reports on the death of Isaac Brock at the Battle of Queenston Heights on 13 October 1812
The London Gazette, originally called The Oxford Gazette, was first published in 1665, making it the world's oldest continuously published newspaper. This government paper...
24 October 1812,
...The York Gazette, York, Upper Canada was printed by John Cameron on October 24, 1812
. The paper has various articles that describe events of the ongoing war including a letter found on an American Officer at the Gattle of Queenston Heights. Letters of recognition to and from Major General R...
The button is made of metal, possibly pewter and measures 2 cm in diameter. The face of the button has the number "49" raised in the center.
The 49th Regiment of Foot came to Canada in 1803 and was the Regiment under the command of Isaac Brock previous to his appointment in 1810 as the Major...
24 Oct 1812,
...An original Niagara area newspaper containing an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death and burial of Sir Isaac Brock. The newspaper is dated October 24, 1812
, eleven days after the death of General Brock.
Topics of interest include:
Page 1: Sheaffe announcement regulating...
...This scrapbook contains various newspaper articles relating to both the Canadian and American side of the Niagara River during the War of 1812
. It is not clear what newspapers are included. However, it seems that most articles originate approximately from the years of 1860 to 1920s. There are many...
..., 46 Dunvegan Rd.
District General Orders of Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac
Instructions sent to Officers
Forts, by Major-
General Brock shortly before the attack on Queenston.
on the WHEN, Madison, President
18th of June, 1812
... duty to reduce your information to writing and give it to us, who are younger, before your sun goes down. And, Sir, may your sunset be yet far off Please, what was the war of 1812
about ?" "Yes, yes," they all said, " we know nothing abont it."
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