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The Crown Forces Form Square to fend off cavalry at The Battle of Chippewa/Lundy's Lane event in 2014.
Life in the encampment... a respite from battle and a place to rest, chat, and relax...
Marching steady onto the field for another battle. The Incorporated Militia is on the way!
As night falls in Fort Erie, the line fires a volley at the dreaded invaders in the fort!
At the Annual Mess Dinner, there's always time to have a dance and create memories...

Our Unit History

djEarly in the War of 1812, it became apparent that the existing militia system was woefully inadequate for the defense of Upper Canada. To rectify this situation, the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada passed an Act creating the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada. Volunteers from throughout the Province were to be formed into Battalions, and to serve for the duration of the war. The men received...

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Battle of Stoney Creek – June 3-4, 2017

Stoney Creek 2017 - IMUC

Both IMUC and our Artillery Company, IMAC, were present for the 2017 Battle of Stoney Creek. IMAC (The Incorporated Militia Artillery Company) were also present for the Friday Education Day and manned the site cannon for the visiting schools. The 150 musket salute for Canada's 150th went off well. IMUC played both sides of the conflict this weekend, doing well both in British redcoat and US militia grey!

Pictures c/o Bill Walker, Jacquie Durham, Steve Zronick, Darlene Kingstone and Deb Lewis Brown can be seen by clicking here


Keswick Military Museum - Military Day Time Line. June 10, 2017

Keswick 2017 IMUC


Today was The Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada's first "history timeline" in many years. We joined other historical military time periods. The other military units included, Fenian Raiders, World War 1 Canadian soldiers, World War 2 Russian, German, American and Japanese soldiers as well as modern Canadian Army and Navy personnel and veterans! There definitely was a variety of weapons and tactics on display! This was the museum's 10 Annual Military Day and from reports the most successful! Thanks To Bruce Whitaker for inviting us to be part of the Museum’s celebration of history!

Some pictures from today can be found here.  


A link to the museum’s website can be found here


Cape Vincent NY Historical Weekend 2017 

Cape Vincent 2017

For the last several years, The Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada have been the guests of Mike Chavoustie and the Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce during their Historical Weekend celebrations.  Members of The Canadian Voltigeurs and the crews of three 1812 landing boats made up the rest of the invading British forces.  We even picked up a stray 49th officer this year!

 In the past, several tall ships have called in for the Saturday night attack.  Unfortunately they could not be accommodated this year as the water was too high and the piers were all under water!  Members of Forsythe’s Rifles made up most of the defending American Militia.  As always, we were made to feel  very welcome by the many local residents and visitors on Saturday and Sunday!

Pictures can be found here Many thanks to Denise Lundgren

 

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