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Early 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...
The Battle of Ogdensburgh - Jan 20 & 21, 2016
When February rolls along, the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada can count on an invitation from Forsythe’s Rifles to again participate in the Battle of Ogdensburgh! This year was no exception, with our IMUC expeditionary force once again camping out in and helping to raid the town of Ogdensburgh.
We have been able to glean a few pictures from Facebook c/o Silvia Pecota, and Bill Longo. Thanks to Dana Denhoff’ &Forsythe’s Rifles for giving a US perspective!
A collection of Ogdensburgh pictures can be found at:
More will be added as they become available.
The local newspaper, The Journal, posted the following before the smoke had settled! Their article can be found at: