Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button
- Media Type:
- It is believed that this is a Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry button from the 1812 period.
Enlistment for the Fencibles started in 1805 in both Upper and Lower Canada. By the War of 1812 they were approximately 600 strong. During the war various detachments saw action at Crysler’s Farm, Chateauguay Red Mills near Prescott, on Lake Champlain as well as locations from Kingston to Niagara.
- Date of Original:
- c. 1812
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- Recommended Citation:
- Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
- Please contact the Niagara Falls History Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Niagara Falls History Museum