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WAR of 1812:

The War of 1812:
    On the 18th of June 1812, President James Madison and the United States Congress declared war on Great Britain. Battles raged throughout Canada and the United States for one thousand days before peace was negotiated. Unfortunately, news of the peace settlement didn't reach North America before many more lives were lost.

BOOK - Taken and Destroyed: The War of 1812 Losses Claims, London and Western Districts Upper Canada
By Glenn Stott and Carol Hall
Published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2011
Taken and Destroyed is a key resource to help researchers identify which individuals made claims for losses due to actions during the War of 1812, where they resided, what items and property those claims were for, if the claim was denied or approved, and for how much currency. This book provides key information about each claim, and guides readers to the exact microfilm which contains the complete details and images of documents for each claim. Taken and Destroyed is an essential work for everyone interested in the War of 1812. ISBN 978-1-926797-56-4 (Hardcover); ISBN 978-1-926797-57-1 (Softcover)    More information
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BOOK - Life and Times of Major General Sir Issac Brock, K. B.
By D. B. Read
Originally published by William Briggs, Toronto, 1894
This edition publishing by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2009 (CD 2010)

This book presents a compact history of the life of Sir Issac Brock, "The Hero of Upper Canada", written in an interesting and readable form. When Canada was invaded by the United States in 1812 it was Brock who was given the responsibility of defending Ontario from its southern aggressor. Along with providing a biography, the author discusses the genius of Brock's defence plan, and the eventual success in turning back the larger and better equipped American forces. Sir Issac Brock fell while leading his troops in the first campaign of the war, but his spirit inspired the men who were fighting for their hearths and homes to the end of the war. A must-read for those with an interest in the War of 1812. ISBN 978-1-926797-07-6 (Hardcover).    More information
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BOOK - The Battle of Fort George - 27th May, 1813    [War of 1812 at Niagara]
By Lieut-Colonel E. Cruikshank
Originally published by Niagara Historical Society, Welland, 1912
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2014

The Battle of Fort George - 27th May, 1813 was originally published in 1912 by the Niagara Historical Society. Lieut-Colonel Cruikshank begins by providing an historical sketch of the settlement and development of Niagara from the time of settlement up to the beginning of the War of 1812. He continues with an account of the start of hostilities and the evolution of those hostilities into the Battle of Fort George at Niagara-on-the-Lake. The battle took place on May 27, 1813. Cruikshank concludes the book with a detailed description of the losses of men and officers on both the British and American sides. He mentions officers that were lost and wounded by name -- men and militia regulars losses are listed number lost by unit. ISBN 978-1-77240-003-8     More information
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BOOK - Lincoln at Bay, A Sketch of 1814
By Ernest Green [1923]
New Index by Brenda Young [2009]
Originally published by Tribune-Telegraph Press, Welland, 1923
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2009 (CD 2010)

Much has been written concerning the services and sacrifices of the people of Upper Canada (Ontario) during the War of 1812-1814. The author presents an intimate view by relating the experiences of individual participants in one of the most tragic acts of the drama of those years - The Battle of Chippawa. The author explains in the Preface that he relied on oral tradition that was handed down through the families since 1814, but that "the old traditions have been carefully justified by official and other contenporary records and in all particulars wherein such collaboration was possible. Any distorion of historical facts has been carefully avoided". The old families mentioned were from the Townships of Stamford, Thorold, and Pelham. ISBN 978-1-926797-08-3 (Hardcover).    More information
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BOOK - Officers of the British Forces in Canada During the War of 1812-15
By L. Homfray Irving
Originally published by Welland Tribune Print, 1908
This edition publishing by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2008

Includes carefully researched lists of officers who served during the War of 1812. The lists were built from a wide variety of records including the records of the grant of land made in Upper Canada (Ontario) to officers, non-commissioned officers and men who had served in "the first flank Companies, the Provincial Artillery, the Incorporated Regiment, the Corps of Military Drivers, the Provincial Dragoons, the Marine and General Staff of the Army. And, in Lower Canada (Quebec), the officers and men of the Embodied Militia, discharged troops and others, pay lists, appointments and promotions as published in Militia Orders, returns, petitions, correspondence, Army lists, obituaries in newspapers and miltary magazines, General Service Medal lists, and Gold Medals lists. ISBN 978-1-897446-91-1 (Hardcover)    More information
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BOOKS - The Documentary History of the Campaign on the Niagara Frontier 1812-1814 [War of 1812]
By Ernest Alexander Cruikshank.
Originally published by Lundy's Lane Historical Society, Niagara, 1896-1907
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2007

Cruikshank's collection of correspondence and papers has provided generations of historians and genealogists with detailed firsthand accounts of events and personal experiences during The War of 1812. The correspondence and papers that are included in these books provide the reader/researcher with detailed accounts covering a wide spectrum -- "Most Secret and Confidential" military letters; returns of killed, wounded and missing; lists of civilian damages; lists of "persons plundered"; administrative correspondence; and other topics relating to the war, both military and civilian. Each of the nine volumes include a comprehensive index. Volumes 1& 2 are bound into a single book because they are sequentially page numbered with a single index covering both volumes. Volumes 3 through 9 are all individually bound. The Book-on-CD and PDF-download versions are searchable. More information including indexes for each volume

BOOK - Sketches Illustrating The Early Settlement and History of Glengarry in Canada
By J. A. MacDonell
Originally published Wm Foster, Brown & Co., Montreal, 1893
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2010

J. A. MacDonell recognized that much had been written on the subject of United Empire Loyalist settlement in Ontario, the War of 1812-14, and the Rebellion of 1837-8, but expressed concern that there was little mention made of the part that the Highlanders of Glengarry played in those conflicts. He corrects that oversight within the 29 chapters that comprise this formitable text. This book is an fine source of information for those interested in early settlement of the Highlanders in Glengarry and surrounding counties, and the role that they played in the American Revolution, United Empire Loyalist migration and settlement, War of 1812, and the Rebellion of 1837-38. ISBN 1-894378-80-6 (Hardcover)     More information
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BOOK - The Centenary Celebration of the Battle of Lundy's Lane July 25, 1914
By Lundy's Lane Historical Society
Originally published by Lundy's Lane Historical Society, Niagara Falls, 1919
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2015

In early July 1814 an American invasion force crossed the Niagara River and captured Fort Erie, then advanced north. On 25 July 1814 British forces took up a defensive position at Lundyís Lane. The resulting battle cost 255 their lives, and more than 1,400 were wounded or missing. The American forces were driven from their postions late in the night with the British forces taking over the feild by the next morning. This book discusses the battle and the celebrations of the centenary of the battle that took place in the summer of 1914. ISBN: 978-1-77240-036-6     More information
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