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  • Military Warrant for Elisha Smith, 33rd Regiment of the Connecticut Militia- 1811
        This is the military warrant issued to Elisha Smith, 2nd Company, appointing him to the rank of Sergeant in the 2nd Company of the 33rd Regiment, Connecticut Militia. It is printed and signed in black ink by William Sterling, Lieutenant Colonel, Commandant of the 33rd Regiment, Connecticut Militia. It was ...
      This is the military warrant issued to Elisha Smith, 2nd Company, appointing ...
  • The Battle of Lake Erie, War of 1812- 1877
        This is a black and white print of the Battle of Lake Erie. The title is printed on the bottom along with Johnson & Miles Publishers, New York and a quote that states “If a victory is to be gained I’ll gain it”. This print shows Oliver Hazard Perry transferring ...
      This is a black and white print of the Battle of Lake ...
  • Portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry- 1916
        This is a lithographic print of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. It is from a painting by Rembrandt Peale that is in the possession of the New York Historical Society. The portrait includes a biographical sketch on the back that was prepared by the editorial staff of the Mentor Association. (The ...
      This is a lithographic print of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. It is ...
  • Portrait of Jacob Brown- 1862
        This is a print of a portrait of Jacob Brown. At the bottom it states “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers Johnson Fry & Co., Publishers. New York. Entered according to an Act of Congress AD 1862 by Johnson Fry & Co. in the ...
      This is a print of a portrait of Jacob Brown. At the ...
  • Military Commission For James Thompson- June 29, 1812
        This is the military commission appointing James Thompson as Ensign in the 2nd Regiment of the Lincoln Militia of which Thomas Clark was the Lieutenant Colonel. It was issued in the name of Isaac Brock, President Administering the Government of Upper Canada and Major General Commanding his Majesty’s forces therein ...
      This is the military commission appointing James Thompson as Ensign in the ...
  • Foundation Stone of the Brock Monument- October 13, 1853
        An announcement on the form of procession to be observed at the laying of the foundation stone of the Brock monument at Queenston Heights. This is for the second monument where they buried Major-General Isaac Brock and his aid-de-camp Lieut. Col. MacDonnell. The announcement is printed on off white paper ...
      An announcement on the form of procession to be observed at the ...
  • Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812
        Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the Glengarry Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. There is also a red wax seal in the upper left corner. Size: (Framed) 45 x 34.6 cm
      Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the ...
  • Niles Weekly Register No.24 of Vol. VI, Whole No. 154- August 13, 1814
        A weekly military newspaper. The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa July 10, 1814. Page 402: discusses a British Official account of the Battle of Chippawa, including those killed, wounded and missing as well as the names of officers killed and wounded. Page 403: from the Ontario Messenger which ...
      A weekly military newspaper. The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa ...
  • The American Mercury Newspaper- November 11, 1812
        On the front page there are 2 ½ columns regarding copies of letters from Major General Van Rensselaer of the New York Militia to Major General Henry Dearborn. Dearborn. There is also information regarding the Battle of Queenston Heights. Size: 53 X 31.5 cm
      On the front page there are 2 ½ columns regarding copies of ...
  • York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812
        This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights). Size (Framed): 41.2 X 55.2 CM
      This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short ...
  • Sir Isaac Brock on Horse at Fort George- 1908
        This is an oil on canvas painting of Major General Sir Isaac Brock in full uniform astride a brown horse (believed to be named Alfred) exiting the gates of Fort George. There are two natives seated in the right corner. One being female with a papoose in a cradle-board. There ...
      This is an oil on canvas painting of Major General Sir Isaac ...
  • Snuff Box
        This is a snuff box believed to be from the Battle of Lundy’s Lane which can be found at the Battleground Hotel Museum. Snuff boxes were used to hold powdered tobacco which was often sniffed through the nose by both men and women.
      This is a snuff box believed to be from the Battle of ...
  • Horse Shoe Unearthed at Niagara Battlefield
        A horse shoe unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item is on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      A horse shoe unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item is ...
  • Knife Unearthed at Niagara Battlefield
        A knife with white handle that was unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This item is on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      A knife with white handle that was unearthed at one of Niagara’s ...
  • Musket Action Piece
        This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one side. This item is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one ...
  • Musket Action Piece
        This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one side. This item is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one ...
  • Light Cavalry Pattern Sword
        This is a light cavalry pattern sword that is made almost entirely from iron. Only the handle and a portion of the blade is still present. It measures 33 cm long, 2.8 cm wide and 14.5 cm deep. The sword was issued in 1796 and was used during the War ...
      This is a light cavalry pattern sword that is made almost entirely ...
  • Bayonets- c.1812-1814
        These are a few examples of steel bayonets from the War of 1812-1814. The largest bayonet’s base (most likely British) measures 10cm long, 2.5cm in diameter and the blade is 41.5cm long and 2.5 cm wide at the base tapering to a sword point. It was found at the corner ...
      These are a few examples of steel bayonets from the War of ...
  • Cannon Balls
        These are cannon balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      These are cannon balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
  • Small Cannon Shot and Musket Balls- c. 1812
        These are various sizes of small cannon shot and musket balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      These are various sizes of small cannon shot and musket balls from ...
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