70th Surry Regiment of Foot Button- c.1812


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:
A button of the 70th Surry Regiment that is 1.9 cm in diameter. It has “70” raised in the center surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised across the top of the button.

This regiment was raised in 1782 and sailed from Cork, Ireland to Lower Canada in August 1813. They were stationed in Quebec and participated at the battle at Plattsburg.
Date of Original:
c. 1812
Subject(s):
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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70th Surry Regiment of Foot Button- c.1812


A button of the 70th Surry Regiment that is 1.9 cm in diameter. It has “70” raised in the center surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised across the top of the button.

This regiment was raised in 1782 and sailed from Cork, Ireland to Lower Canada in August 1813. They were stationed in Quebec and participated at the battle at Plattsburg.