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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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Greetings and welcome to the official website of the Military Re-Enactment Society of Canada.

Our members hail from the Greater Toronto Area (Ontario, Canada) and drill regularly at Historic Fort York in Toronto. We are proud to be living historians, representing the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada (IMUC) during the War of 1812 at various Canadian and US historical sites and events.

We invite you to look around the website. There are many photos, videos and articles.

Please check our calendar of events to see when and where our next encampment will be. We are always open for your visit and questions. Our objective is to share & educate.
IMUC is always keeping an eye out for new recruits! If you have a love of Canadian history and have ever considered getting involved in historical re-enactments, please check out our recruiting page! and email your interest & questions to our Commanding Officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We hope you enjoy our site and our offering here at

Consider attending one or two re-enactments, joining the ranks, taking in the camaraderie of camp life & maybe a taste of black powder.

If you miss the original site or need information from it, you can click here to view it. It will not be removed and will always be available to interested parties. Thanks again and we hope you enjoy the new site.

Carol Whelan,
Campfollower & Acting President
Military Re-Enactment Society of Canada


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