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  • 41st Regiment of Foot Buttons- c. 1812
    Object       These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an eight point star.
    Object     These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an ...
  • 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
    Object     This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
  • Lord Wellington and Brittania Coin 1814
    Objectcomment       This copper coin is inscribed “Wellington” with a profile of Lord Wellington on one side. The reverse side has a laurel wreath with Britannia seated. It is a Wellington half penny, dated 1814 and is 2 cm in diameter. It was found in the Niagara-on-the-Lake/Queenston area.
    Objectcomment     This copper coin is inscribed “Wellington” with a profile of Lord Wellington on one side. The reverse side has a laurel wreath with Britannia seated. It is a Wellington half ...
  • 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. ...
  • 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       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 ...
    Object     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 ...
  • Ships, Colonies and Commerce Token
    Objectcomment       This is a copper token coin that has Ships, Colonies and Commerce written on one side and three masted schooners facing left on the other with a beaded rim. The coin measures 2.5 cm in diameter
    Objectcomment     This is a copper token coin that has Ships, Colonies and Commerce written on one side and three masted schooners facing left on the other with a beaded rim. The ...
  • Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button
    Object       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, ...
    Object     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. ...
  • Plain Button with Stand(D) Gold Col(R) Inscription
    Object       A plain button, believed to be from the 1812 era, that has “Stand(D) Gold Col(R)” inscribed on the reverse.
    Object     A plain button, believed to be from the 1812 era, that has “Stand(D) Gold Col(R)” inscribed on the reverse.
  • Royal Sappers and Miners Button
    Objectcomment       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 ...
    Objectcomment     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 ...
  • Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons
    Object       Buttons have 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. There were four companies of the Royal Artillery in Canada during ...
    Object     Buttons have 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 ...
  • 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot Buttons
    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 ...
  • United States of America Military Button
    Object       United States of America Infantry button made of white metal with an eagle on a branch and “US” in an oval below. The shank is bent on the reverse. The button diameter is 1 cm.
    Object     United States of America Infantry button made of white metal with an eagle on a branch and “US” in an oval below. The shank is bent on the reverse. The ...
  • Bootjack c.1812
    Object       A varnished wood bootjack that was discovered at the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield.
    Object     A varnished wood bootjack that was discovered at the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield.
  • Clay Pipe with Masonic Insignia c.1800
    Object       A white clay pipe that has a Masonic insignia design on the bowl. The broken stem is two inches in length
    Object     A white clay pipe that has a Masonic insignia design on the bowl. The broken stem is two inches in length
  • The Battle of Lake Erie, War of 1812- 1877
    Image       This is a black and white print of the Battle of Lake Erie. The title is printed on the bottom along with Johnson & Miles Publishers, New York and a quote that states “If a victory is to be gained I’ll gain it”. This print shows Oliver Hazard Perry transferring ...
    Image     This is a black and white print of the Battle of Lake Erie. The title is printed on the bottom along with Johnson & Miles Publishers, New York and a ...
  • Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812
    Textcomment       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
    Textcomment     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. ...
  • Land Indenture Between Edward Hunt and Robert Hamilton- March 1803
    Text       This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert Hamilton of Queenston, Merchant. It is dated March 29, 1803 and discusses the west half of Lot #4, fifth concession, the Township of Humberstone. This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert ...
    Text     This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert Hamilton of Queenston, Merchant. It is dated March 29, 1803 and discusses the west half of Lot ...
  • Military Commission For James Thompson- June 29, 1812
    Text       This is the military commission appointing James Thompson as Ensign in the 2nd Regiment of the Lincoln Militia of which Thomas Clark was the Lieutenant Colonel. It was issued in the name of Isaac Brock, President Administering the Government of Upper Canada and Major General Commanding his Majesty’s forces therein ...
    Text     This is the military commission appointing James Thompson as Ensign in the 2nd Regiment of the Lincoln Militia of which Thomas Clark was the Lieutenant Colonel. It was issued in ...
  • 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, ...
  • Stove Pipe Shako Plate c.1803-1812
    Object       This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with the “GR” cipher of George III surrounded by a Garter containing the motto of the Royal family. The motto is ...
    Object     This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with ...
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