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  • The Battle of Queenston Heights October 13th 1813. By Thomas Sutherland
        An ink print created after James Dennis's drawing of the Battle of Queenston Heights. Note the flags, the colouring of the uniforms and their locations which is different from the James Dennis original.
      An ink print created after James Dennis's drawing of the Battle of ...
  • The Battle of Queenston Heights October 13th 1813. By Thomas Sutherland
        An ink print created after James Dennis's drawing of the Battle of Queenston Heights. Note the flags, the colouring of the uniforms and their locations which is different from the James Dennis original. It is historically inaccurate as it portrays Americans defending Queenston Heights and the British attacking (with French ...
      An ink print created after James Dennis's drawing of the Battle of ...
  • The Connecticut Mirror Newspaper- November 2,1812
        This 4 page newspaper was sold at $1.75 per annum. Page 2 contains an eyewitness account of the Battle of Queenston Heights by Captain Ogilvie of the 13th Regiment. Size: 32.5 X 50 cm
      This 4 page newspaper was sold at $1.75 per annum. Page 2 ...
  • Rapids and Bridge above the Falls of Niagara
        This is from John H. Hinton's "The History and Topography of the United States of America". London & New York: John Tallis &Co., 1850. In addition to this unique etching, there are two smaller ones located at the bottom corners. One side illustrates the attack on Queenston during the War ...
      This is from John H. Hinton's "The History and Topography of the ...
  • Columbian Centinel Newspaper- October 28, 1812
        This newspaper includes a 12 inch column on page 2 titled "Great Battle at Queenston"; less than two weeks after the Battle of Queenston Heights.
      This newspaper includes a 12 inch column on page 2 titled "Great ...
  • Photographic Print of Sir Isaac Brock
        This is a photograph of a painting of Sir Isaac Brock who died at the Battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812.
      This is a photograph of a painting of Sir Isaac Brock who ...
  • Short summary of the life of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B.
        On leaf preceding t. p.: Who was Isaac Brock? Printed by Clarke
      On leaf preceding t. p.: Who was Isaac Brock? Printed by Clarke
  • The Colonial Advocate Newspaper- October 14, 1824
        An original copy of the October 14, 1824 copy of the Advocate. Articles of interest include the “Anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights”, “The Re-internment”, and “Brittain Cherishes the Memory of her Departed Heroes”. Size: (Framed) 60.2 X 42.5 CM
      An original copy of the October 14, 1824 copy of the Advocate. ...
  • Sir Isaac Brock Portrait- 1894
        This oil on canvas painting of Major General Sir Isaac Brock was painted from authentic data in the possession of the Hon. John Beverley Robinson. It was painted by John Wycliffe Lowes Forster and is dated 1894. Brock is depicted in profile wearing his red military tunic. The painting is ...
      This oil on canvas painting of Major General Sir Isaac Brock was ...
  • Military Shako Plume
        This plume with black feathers and a wooden base would have been placed on a soldier’s shako. It is believed to have belonged to Captain Martin McLellan who took part in the battle of Queenston Heights and was killed at the battle of Fort George on May 27, 1813. However, ...
      This plume with black feathers and a wooden base would have been ...
  • Battle of Queenston Heights Engraving: Oct. 13, 1813
        This engraving shows American troops (shown in blue uniforms) crossing the Niagara River and landing at Queenston. British and Canadian troops (shown in red uniforms) under General Isaac Brock came out of Newark (now Niagara-on-the-Lake) and drove the Americans back to the heights. Seeing this, New York militiamen still on ...
      This engraving shows American troops (shown in blue uniforms) crossing the Niagara ...
  • Pay Roll- William Nelles Company
        A handwritten list of men who acknowledged receiving payment in full from Captain William Nelles (1769-1850) for their services in the militia. Although unstated, it can be assumed that the muster roll is from the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia as William Nelles was a Captain in this Regiment ...
      A handwritten list of men who acknowledged receiving payment in full from ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 24th, 1814
        A muster roll, dated July 4th to 24th 1814, for Captain Henry Nelles' Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane. Nelles (1789-1841) was known to have been held prisoner by American troops during the war. Names ...
      A muster roll, dated July 4th to 24th 1814, for Captain Henry ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 28th, 1814
        A muster roll, dated July 4th to the 28th, 1814, for Captain Henry Nelles' Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane. Nelles (1789-1841)was also known to have been held prisoner by American troops during the War. ...
      A muster roll, dated July 4th to the 28th, 1814, for Captain ...
  • Memorandum of Militia Pay due for July, 1815- Captain Henry Nelles
        A memorandum of Militia Pay due for July 1815. Men's names and amounts due are handwritten on paper. It can be assumed that these men belong to the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia as Henry Nelles (1789-1841) was a Captain in this Regiment. The 4th Lincoln were known to ...
      A memorandum of Militia Pay due for July 1815. Men's names and ...
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  • Tales of the Niagara Frontier
        Pt. 1. Queenston.--Pt. 2. Fort Niagara. Printed by Steele's Press
      Pt. 1. Queenston.--Pt. 2. Fort Niagara. Printed by Steele's Press
  • The American Mercury Newspaper- November 11, 1812
        On the front page there are 2 ½ columns regarding copies of letters from Major General Van Rensselaer of the New York Militia to Major General Henry Dearborn. Dearborn. There is also information regarding the Battle of Queenston Heights. Size: 53 X 31.5 cm
      On the front page there are 2 ½ columns regarding copies of ...
  • York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812
        This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights). Size (Framed): 41.2 X 55.2 CM
      This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short ...
  • Ink Sketch of the Site of Sir Isaac Brock's death
        This is a sketch, done in pen, of the site of Brock's death. It includes a sketch of the monument, details of Queenston Heights and the site of where it was believed Brock fell. The creator also mentions Wynn's Tavern and writes "where Body was taken" just beside it.
      This is a sketch, done in pen, of the site of Brock's ...
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