103rd Regiment of Foot Button


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type:
Object
Description:
This is a 103rd Regiment of Foot button. There is a raised crown on top of the number “103”. There is a crack across the lower left side and no shank on the back. The 103rd was raised in 1805 and fought at the Battles of Lundy’s Lane (July 25, 1814), Sackett’s Harbour (May 29, 1813), Plattsburg (September 11, 1814) and Fort Erie (August 15, 1814). They were authorized to have “Niagara” included in their colours and were disbanded at Chehnsford on October 24th, 1817.
Date of Original:
c. 1812
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
986.P.036
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.10012 Longitude: -79.06627
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Battle Ground Hotel Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Battle Ground Hotel Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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Niagara Falls History Museum
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103rd Regiment of Foot Button


This is a 103rd Regiment of Foot button. There is a raised crown on top of the number “103”. There is a crack across the lower left side and no shank on the back. The 103rd was raised in 1805 and fought at the Battles of Lundy’s Lane (July 25, 1814), Sackett’s Harbour (May 29, 1813), Plattsburg (September 11, 1814) and Fort Erie (August 15, 1814). They were authorized to have “Niagara” included in their colours and were disbanded at Chehnsford on October 24th, 1817.