Royal Sappers and Miners 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:
A Royal Sappers and Miners button believed to be from the War of 1812 era. There was no overall commanding officer but there was a battalion from July 1812 to February 1815. It is believed that they at the following locations:

Oswego
Fort Erie
Bladensburg
Washington
Godley Wood
Plattsburg
New Orleans

This button has the cypher of Willam IV and is dated between 1830-1837
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
988.D.010.611
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Niagara Falls History Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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Royal Sappers and Miners Button


A Royal Sappers and Miners button believed to be from the War of 1812 era. There was no overall commanding officer but there was a battalion from July 1812 to February 1815. It is believed that they at the following locations:

Oswego
Fort Erie
Bladensburg
Washington
Godley Wood
Plattsburg
New Orleans

This button has the cypher of Willam IV and is dated between 1830-1837