Canadian History Dictionary Glengarry
A county in Ontario, on the St. Lawrence. Named after the
Bonnycastle Sir Richard Henry 1791-1848 Born In England Served In
Canada in 1812, and engaged in the capture of Fort Castine. Dur...
Social club at Toronto. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Founded dur...
(Lord Dorchester era) Sent to Canada to study legal situation, ...
Littlehales Edward B
(John Graves Simcoe era) Accompanies Simcoe as major of brigade...
Tonti Chevalier Henri De 1650-1704 Born In Gaeta Italy Son Of A
well-known financier, and inventor of the Tontine form of life
Onontio Big Mountain
(Count Frontenac era) Name applied by Indians to French
Morin Augustin Norbert 1803-1865 Born In St Michel Quebec
Educated at the Seminary of Quebec, and called to the bar of Lo...
York Harbour 1815 Plan By Actual Survey Of The Street Of
Communication between Kempenfeldt Bay on Lake Simcoe and Peneta...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Ex-Jesuit, his erratic habits, 48...
Dunn John Henry
Came to Canada in 1820, from England.
Receiver-general and mem...
Law Captain John
(John Graves Simcoe era) First sergeant at arms of the Upper Ca...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Former hostage with French, acts as guid...
Gore Sir Charles S
Born in Scotland, 1793; the third son of the
second Earl of Ar...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built by Rob...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Brings word of impending attack on left ...
Campbell General Dr Commissioner For Exchange Of Prisoners 207
(Count Frontenac era) La Barre's army encamps at, 184.
Langelier Francois Charles Stanislas 1838- Born At Ste Rosalie
Quebec. Educated at Laval University; studied law and called to...
Beaver Dam Battle Of
In War of 1812. FitzGibbon commanded a
detachment of the 49th Regiment, with several hundred Indians.
Boerstler, with a party of 600 men, advanced from Fort George by way of
Queenston to surprise him, but was ambushed by a body of Indians.
FitzGibbon, who had been warned of the approach of Boerstler by Laura
Secord, advanced with his men of the 49th and demanded the surrender of
the Americans, who, believing themselves surrounded by a superior force,
capitulated. The engagement took place June 24, 1813. See also War of
1812. =Bib.=: Lucas, Canadian War of 1812; Hannay, War of 1812:
FitzGibbon, A Veteran of 1812; Curzon, Laura Secord, the Heroine of
1812: Cruikshank, The Fight in the Beechwoods; Thompson, Jubilee
History of Thorold.
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