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  • Niles Weekly Register No.24 of Vol. VI, Whole No. 154- August 13, 1814
    Text       A weekly military newspaper. The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa July 10, 1814. Page 402: discusses a British Official account of the Battle of Chippawa, including those killed, wounded and missing as well as the names of officers killed and wounded. Page 403: from the Ontario Messenger which ...
    Text     A weekly military newspaper. The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa July 10, 1814. Page 402: discusses a British Official account of the Battle of Chippawa, including those killed, ...
  • Royal Marines Button- 1814
    Object       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 ...
    Object     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 ...
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button- c. 1812
    Object       A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. There is also a crown at the top and the name of the regiment on a band around the outside ...
    Object     A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. ...
  • Black Leather Sword Belt c. 1812-1814
    Object       This is a sword belt made of black leather with five large brass lion heads and four smaller lion heads on the buckles.
    Object     This is a sword belt made of black leather with five large brass lion heads and four smaller lion heads on the buckles.
  • 89th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Irish Fusiliers Button c.1812-1815
    Objectcomment       This is the uniform button of the 89th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Irish Fusiliers. There is a raised “89” in the centre with a fine raised line around it that ends at the top where a dot is. This button is made of metal and measures 2 cm in ...
    Objectcomment     This is the uniform button of the 89th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Irish Fusiliers. There is a raised “89” in the centre with a fine raised line around it ...
  • 19th Light Dragoons Button c.1812-1815
    Object       This 19th Light Dragoons button has a raised fine line circle around a centered “19” with a crown on top. A squadron was stationed on the Niagara Frontier and took part in the capture of Black Rock and Buffalo. They also participated in the Battles of Chippawa and Lundy`s Lane ...
    Object     This 19th Light Dragoons button has a raised fine line circle around a centered “19” with a crown on top. A squadron was stationed on the Niagara Frontier and took ...
  • 82nd Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales Volunteers Button- C.1812-1814
    Object       This is an 82nd Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales Volunteers button. There is a raised design of three feather-like plumes tied together with a scroll and “82” raised below. The button is made of metal, possibly pewter, and measures 1.5cm in diameter. This regiment arrived in Upper Canada on ...
    Object     This is an 82nd Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales Volunteers button. There is a raised design of three feather-like plumes tied together with a scroll and “82” raised below. ...
  • 10th Royal Veteran Battalion Button
    Object       A button from the 10th Royal Veteran Battalion. In the center is a band of fine circular lines that surround the number “10” with “RV” below it. There is also a crown that tops the circle. This button which has had several pieces broken away is made of a metal, ...
    Object     A button from the 10th Royal Veteran Battalion. In the center is a band of fine circular lines that surround the number “10” with “RV” below it. There is also ...
  • Infantry Officer’s Sword and Scabbard
    Object       The blade is 80.5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide and tapers to a spear point. The pattern is common to that of 1769 but was most likely still used by the War of 1812. The sword has an urn hilted pommel with a fixed guard and the hilt is ...
    Object     The blade is 80.5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide and tapers to a spear point. The pattern is common to that of 1769 but was most likely still used ...
  • 66th Berkshire Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       The design is a raised “66” below a raised crown within a thin lined circle. Although this regiment was not in Niagara during the War of 1812-1814 this button was used by the regiment up until the 1830s.
    Object     The design is a raised “66” below a raised crown within a thin lined circle. Although this regiment was not in Niagara during the War of 1812-1814 this button was ...
  • Steel Sabre and Scabbard
    Objectcomment       The sabre and scabbard are curved steel that has since rusted. The scabbard has two steel bands with two rings attached and a rounded tip. It has “OSBORNE & GUNBY, BIRM.” inscribed on the base. The sword looks as though it used to have leather wrapped around the wood handle ...
    Objectcomment     The sabre and scabbard are curved steel that has since rusted. The scabbard has two steel bands with two rings attached and a rounded tip. It has “OSBORNE & GUNBY, ...
  • Military Sword of Capt. Thomas MacMicking (McMicken) 1812-1814
    Object       A sword made of solid brass but the grip has been embellished with tightly bound silver wire. The pommel and joints of the handle have scroll work and engravings. The brass hilt also has scroll work and folds down on one side to allow for easier carrying on the hip ...
    Object     A sword made of solid brass but the grip has been embellished with tightly bound silver wire. The pommel and joints of the handle have scroll work and engravings. The ...
  • Cannon Balls c. 1812-1814
    Object       Set of cannon balls that were unearthed in one of Niagara's battlefield sites.
    Object     Set of cannon balls that were unearthed in one of Niagara's battlefield sites.
  • 89th Regiment of Foot Uniform Remnant and Buttons
    Object       This is a cloth fragment of a uniform worn by a soldier of the 89th Regiment at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. It was discovered in a trench on Lundy’s Lane on Sept. 3, 1891. There are also three regimental buttons on the top right and five buttons attached to ...
    Object     This is a cloth fragment of a uniform worn by a soldier of the 89th Regiment at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. It was discovered in a trench on Lundy’s ...
  • 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       Has a raised crown on the top and a raised 93 below. This button, believed to be from the 1812 era, is slightly corroded around the outside edge. The diameter is 1.4 cm.
    Object     Has a raised crown on the top and a raised 93 below. This button, believed to be from the 1812 era, is slightly corroded around the outside edge. The diameter ...
  • 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881. It is believed that this regiment participated in the Battle of New Orleans (December 1814- January 1815) during the War of 1812.
    Object     A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881. It is ...
  • Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons
    Objectcomment       Button has three raised cannon balls in a horizontal row across the top and three raised cannons in a vertical row that are set in a shield. It is believed that this button is from the War of 1812. Diameters are 1.7 cm and 1.4 cm. There were four companies ...
    Objectcomment     Button has three raised cannon balls in a horizontal row across the top and three raised cannons in a vertical row that are set in a shield. It is believed ...
  • West India Regiment Button
    Object       An infantry unit that was recruited from the British Colonies of the Caribbean around 1795. It is believed this regiment was made up of freed North American and Caribbean slaves. During the War of 1812, the West India Regiment participated in the Battle of New Orleans.
    Object     An infantry unit that was recruited from the British Colonies of the Caribbean around 1795. It is believed this regiment was made up of freed North American and Caribbean slaves. ...
  • 49th Regiment of Foot, Button c.1802-1814
    Objectcomment       The button is made of metal, possibly pewter and measures 2 cm in diameter. The face of the button has the number “49” raised in the center. The 49th Regiment of Foot came to Canada in 1803 and was the Regiment under the command of Isaac Brock previous to his ...
    Objectcomment     The button is made of metal, possibly pewter and measures 2 cm in diameter. The face of the button has the number “49” raised in the center. The 49th Regiment ...
  • Various Military Remnants Found at Niagara Battlefield Sites
    Object       These artifacts are mounted on red felt to the back of its case (A). The items are (from left to right): B. A piece of an unidentified metal object that looks like a scraper and two musket balls C. Remnant of a small brush and wooden handle D. Remnant of ...
    Object     These artifacts are mounted on red felt to the back of its case (A). The items are (from left to right): B. A piece of an unidentified metal object that ...
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