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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 Nanicoke Creek – Cayuga Ontario  Nov 9 & 10, 2013

 

During the War of 1812 marauding bands of renegade settlers, many of whom had defected to the United States from the Niagara and London Districts, were active in Southwestern Upper Canada.  A number were captured and in May 1814 nineteen prisoners were indicted for high Treason.  A special court was authorized to sit at Ancaster and the acting attorney-general, John Beverly Robinson, instructed to prosecute.  The trials were conducted by Chief Justice Thomas Scott and Puisne Judges William Dummer Powell and William Campbell.  Fifteen were condemned to death as traitors.  On July 20, 1814, eight were executed at Burlington Heights and the remainder sentenced to exile.  These trials became known as the Bloody Assize.


Additional pictures can be found at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/10209916@N05/sets/72157637530720334/show

 


Remembrance Day – Fort York – Nov 11, 2013

 

 

A small contingent of the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada were able to assist the Fort York Staff with their annual Remembrance Day Ceremony once again this year.

A set of pictures can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10209916@N05/sets/72157637617283275/show c/o Marianne.

 

 

 

 

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