Royal Marines Button- 1814
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.
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- This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the regiment across the top. The metal button is 2cm in diameter and was possibly gilded.
The first and second battalion had been employed in the Chesapeake, US along with the Marine Artillery, but arrived in Halifax on September 13, 1813. From there, the second battalion, under Lt.-Colonel Malcolm was sent to Quebec. The first battalion participated in the battles at Chrysler’s Farm and LaColle Mills and the second battalion was in Oswego.
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Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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- Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
- Please contact the Niagara Falls History Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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