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  • The Battle of Fort George
        This pamphlet, through the use of primary research, provides a comprehensive description of the Battle of Fort George in May 1813. It begins with a complete description of the town of Niagara, and the areas surrounding during this time period, and continues with a fairly detailed depiction of the events ...
      This pamphlet, through the use of primary research, provides a comprehensive description ...
  • Letter from John Clark from Fort George to Major Jacob Ten Broeck- Shortage of Men
        A letter from John Clark at Fort George to Major Jacob Ten Broeck, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, in Grantham which discusses the shortage of men at the Fort. It is dated May 3rd 1814 and is scripted in ink on writing paper folded to form an envelope.
      A letter from John Clark at Fort George to Major Jacob Ten ...
  • View of Fort George, 1810
        This is a view of Fort George and Navy Hall, from Fort Niagara, in 1810 from Ackerman's Magazine.
      This is a view of Fort George and Navy Hall, from Fort ...
  • Payroll Ledger for John D. Servos’ Company in the Lincoln Militia, April 24 to May 24 1813
        This ledger contains the payroll for John D. Servos’ Company in the Lincoln Militia from April 24 to May 24 1813. It also has a list of persons from the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia who had left the country since the war began. There is a list of ...
      This ledger contains the payroll for John D. Servos’ Company in the ...
  • Letter to Lieut. Leonard of the 104th Regiment at Fort George from Capt. Geof [Shaw] in Chippawa- September 12th, 1814
        This letter was written to Lieut. Leonard of the 104th Regiment at Fort George from Capt. Geof [Shaw] in Chippawa on September 12th, 1814. It states that Leonard was neglecting his post by not being present at Fort George at all times and living too far away. He restates Leonard's ...
      This letter was written to Lieut. Leonard of the 104th Regiment at ...
  • Military Ledger of Captain John D. Servos' company of the First Lincoln Regiment Militia- 1812-1813
        This document is the military ledger of Captain John D. Servos' company of the First Lincoln Regiment Militia. It lists each soldier's name, and sometimes age, present or absent during role call approximately between July 1812 and April 1813. This regiment is known to have participated in the Battle of ...
      This document is the military ledger of Captain John D. Servos' company ...
  • The Taking of Fort George
        This print is a depiction of the taking of Fort George by the Americans, by both land and water. The events featured in the print took place in 1813. The print's point of view is from the mouth of the Niagara River. The print shows the lighthouse that once stood ...
      This print is a depiction of the taking of Fort George by ...
  • Transcript of an Order of Retirement for George Young, Master Carpenter at Fort George- 1815
        The document is a transcript of an order of retirement for George Young who worked as the Master Carpenter at Fort George.
      The document is a transcript of an order of retirement for George ...
  • Receipt for the Stores of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia at Fort George
        This is a receipt claiming that the stores for the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia received muskets, bayonets, cartridge boxes and scabbards for bayonets at Fort George. The document is signed by F. Gordon and dated October 22nd, 1812.
      This is a receipt claiming that the stores for the 4th Regiment ...
  • 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 ...
  • American Piquete Round Fort George Summer 1813
        This photograph of a plan is titled “American Piquete Round Fort George Summer 1813". It was obtained by the Museum from the “National Archives of Canada, Cartographic and Architectural Archives Division” with the call number NMC-7502. It shows the Canadian coast of the Niagara River surrounding Fort George, including Four ...
      This photograph of a plan is titled “American Piquete Round Fort George ...
  • Part of the Military Reserve
        This photograph of a plan is titled “Part of the Military Reserve” and is dated in Quebec, April 8th, 1810. It was obtained by the Museum from the “National Archives of Canada, Cartographic and Architectural Archives Division” with the call number NMC-10826. It shows Fort George’s location prior to the ...
      This photograph of a plan is titled “Part of the Military Reserve” ...
  • Mr. President Russel's Estate- 1915 copy
        A 1915 copy of Mr. President Russel's (president and acting administrator of Upper Canada from 1796-1799) estate plan in 1797. It illustrates the house and garden plans of his estate including site descriptions and dimensions.
      A 1915 copy of Mr. President Russel's (president and acting administrator of ...
  • Muster Roll of Captain Hugh R. Martin's Company of the 13th Regiment of the United States- 30th April 1813 to 31st, July 1813
        This document is a printed form of a Muster Roll of a Company of Infantry under the command of Captain Hugh R. Martin in the 13th Regiment of the United States, commanded by Col. P.P. Schuyler from 30th April 1813 to 31st, July 1813. The roll includes number, names, rank, ...
      This document is a printed form of a Muster Roll of a ...
  • Drawing of Fort Niagara from Fort George
        This is a drawing of Fort Niagara from Fort George, which is in the foreground.
      This is a drawing of Fort Niagara from Fort George, which is ...
  • Battle of Fort George Watercolour Painting
        A watercolour by an unknown artist of the Battle of Fort George, based on a line drawing that was in the Philadelphia Portfolio in 1817. The drawing shows some details on the town, including many elements that were later destroyed in December 1813 by the retreating American forces, such as ...
      A watercolour by an unknown artist of the Battle of Fort George, ...
  • A View of Fort George, Upper Canada, from Old Fort Niagara.
        This is an aquatint and etching print.
      This is an aquatint and etching print.
  • Capture of Fort George
        Capture of Fort George. In the upper right hand corner it reads: "Porte Folio. July. 1817"
      Capture of Fort George. In the upper right hand corner it reads: ...
  • Letter from David Todd to Colonel Proctor, Commanding Officer of the 41st Regiment- 9 Feb 1812
        A letter addressed to Colonel Proctor, Commanding Officer of the 41st Regiment at Fort George, Niagara from David Todd, Morris Town County of St. Lawrence on 9 Feb., 1812. Todd asked Colonel Proctor to forward a letter to his nephew.
      A letter addressed to Colonel Proctor, Commanding Officer of the 41st Regiment ...
  • War of 1812 Series (25): 1815 Peace Council at Fort George
        Twenty-Fifth in a 62 part series, 1815 Peace Council at Fort George describes events of the 1815 Peace Council meeting held in Fort George. In attendance where representatives from various Six Nations groups, including The Senecas, Onondagas and Cayugas from Buffalo Creek, The Tonawanda, Allegheny and members of the Grand ...
      Twenty-Fifth in a 62 part series, 1815 Peace Council at Fort George ...
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