62nd (Wiltshire) 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:
The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm.

The 1st Battalion of the 62nd Regiment arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1814 and fought against the Americans in Lower Canada during the War of 1812.
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
986.D.098.047
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
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Please contact the Niagara Falls History Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot Button


The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm.

The 1st Battalion of the 62nd Regiment arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1814 and fought against the Americans in Lower Canada during the War of 1812.