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  • Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812
        Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the Glengarry Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. There is also a red wax seal in the upper left corner. Size: (Framed) 45 x 34.6 cm
      Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the ...
  • Snuff Box
        This is a snuff box believed to be from the Battle of Lundy’s Lane which can be found at the Battleground Hotel Museum. Snuff boxes were used to hold powdered tobacco which was often sniffed through the nose by both men and women.
      This is a snuff box believed to be from the Battle of ...
  • Musket Action Piece
        This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one side. This item is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one ...
  • Cannon Balls
        These are cannon balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      These are cannon balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
  • Musket Pieces- c. 1812
        These are various pieces of a musket action that were unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. These items are on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      These are various pieces of a musket action that were unearthed at ...
  • Sword- c. 1812
        A sword believed to have been unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. Inscriptions include “HADLEY” with three circles (near the handle) and “4” with a crown on the blade. The grip of the handle is made of wood but is worn down on one side. This item is on display ...
      A sword believed to have been unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. ...
  • Remnant of the Tip of a Bayonet Sheath
        This is a remnant of the tip of a bayonet sheath which can be found at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      This is a remnant of the tip of a bayonet sheath which ...
  • Cross Belt Plate of the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Embodied Militia
        This is an oval cross belt plate from the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Embodied Militia, a Canadian Provincial Corps. The brass cross belt measures 7 cm long and 5.5 cm wide. Inscriptions include “1st BATT.N EMBODIED MILITIA” along the rim and a Scotch thistle with leaves in the center. ...
      This is an oval cross belt plate from the 1st Battalion of ...
  • Belt Buckle Fragment- c. 1812
        This is believed to be a piece of a belt found at the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield Site. It is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      This is believed to be a piece of a belt found at ...
  • 103rd Regiment of Foot Button
        This is a 103rd Regiment of Foot button. There is a raised crown on top of the number “103”. There is a crack across the lower left side and no shank on the back. The 103rd was raised in 1805 and fought at the Battles of Lundy’s Lane (July 25, ...
      This is a 103rd Regiment of Foot button. There is a raised ...
  • 1st American Regiment Queen’s Rangers Button
        This is a button from the 1st American Regiment Queen’s Rangers. There is a crown on top with “1A” just below and a leaf motif under this. “QUEEN’S RANGERS” is also around the outside edge. There is a piece broken away as well. This item can be found at the ...
      This is a button from the 1st American Regiment Queen’s Rangers. There ...
  • United States Infantry (general service) Button- c.1812
        This is a United States Infantry (general service) button. The letters “US” are raised in the center and this metal button measures 2 cm in diameter. This item is on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
      This is a United States Infantry (general service) button. The letters “US” ...
  • Quebec Milice Canadienne Button- c. 1812
        This is a Quebec Milice Canadienne button that measures 1.5 cm in diameter. There is a crown on top with a belt design used in the reign of George IV that has “MILICE CANADIENNE” spelt out inside. There is also two “R”s back to back in the center. This item ...
      This is a Quebec Milice Canadienne button that measures 1.5 cm in ...
  • 41st Regiment of Foot Gaiter Buttons
        These are 41st Regiment Gaiter Buttons that plain except for the raised “41” in the centre. This regiment served in Canada during the War of 1812-1814.
      These are 41st Regiment Gaiter Buttons that plain except for the raised ...
  • Upper Canadian British Militia Officer’s Coatee and Red Sash
        This is an Upper Canadian British militia officer’s coatee of the sedentary militia. It conforms to the regulations of 21 June, 1814, which specifies that all officers on duty shall appear in a scarlet jacket with dark blue facings, yellow buttons, gold lace around the collar and cuffs only, and ...
      This is an Upper Canadian British militia officer’s coatee of the sedentary ...
  • Musket Ball Mold
        Used to create bullets for muskets.
      Used to create bullets for muskets.
  • Canister Grape Shot
        These are remnants of a canister shot that is believed to be from one of Niagara’s Battlefields. This form of ammunition, also referred to as a grape shot, was fired at an angle from a cannon and released a spread of shot towards enemy lines. The raking effect produced many ...
      These are remnants of a canister shot that is believed to be ...
  • Scissors unearthed from Niagara's Battlefields
        Scissors and other unknown items dug from many Niagara battlefields in the early 20th Century
      Scissors and other unknown items dug from many Niagara battlefields in the ...
  • Horse Shoes and Spur Unearthed from Niagara's Battlefields
        Horse shoes and spur that were found during an archeological dig at one of Niagara’s Battlefields.
      Horse shoes and spur that were found during an archeological dig at ...
  • Forks Unearthed from Niagara's Battlefields
        Forks that were found during an archeological dig at one of Niagara’s Battlefields.
      Forks that were found during an archeological dig at one of Niagara’s ...
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