Life-size figures of an 89th
Regiment of Foot Sergeant and a Canadian Voltiguer. Created by
figures are part
of the permanent exhibit at the Battle of Crysler's Farm Visitor Centre (part of
Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg, Ontario) Photo: R. Henderson
at the Time of the War of 1812 by
Robert Henderson So how did soldiers and society celebrate Christmas 200
years ago. This article offers some insight into the
surprising traditions and habits of that time.
1812 and the Fathers of Confederation by C.P.
Champion The numerous links between the War of 1812 and the fathers
of Canadian Confederation in 1867 are uncovered for the first
time in this well-researched Dorchester Review article.
The Battle of North Point by John Pezzola A key turning point in the Chesapeake campaign, U.S. forces inflict
heavy casualties on the British, forcing them to abandon their hopes of
Mohawk (Kanien'kehá:ka) Warrior, 1812.
The head was cast from a member of the Six Nations
of the Grand River. This Life-like figure was created by
and can be seen
at the Battle of Crysler's Farm Visitor Centre. Photo: R. Henderson
Royal Artillery Gunner's Sword of the War of 1812
There has been confusion in the past on how the Royal Artillery were
armed and accoutred in the war. This historical description
helps to clear up this matter. (it also promotes a reproduction of
Staff of the
MilitaryHeritage.com were Historic Re-creation
Directors for this production including battle choreography,
location scouting, providing special skills extras, training, props,
weapons, costumes, etc.
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