Thursday, August 2, 2012

War of 1812

2 Aug 2012
A mid month catch up.

Since the capture of Ft. Mackinac
19 July 1812
Provincial Marine attacked Sackets Harbour but were driven off
22 July 1812
On the European front the battle of Salamanca occured in Spain

Update on the Regiments etc in Upper Canada [Regt's usually rotated every 2 years]
Royal Regiment of Artillery 375 Officers and men
Royal Artillery Drivers 31 Men
Royal Engineers 3 men
10th Royal Veterans Batt'n
8th Reg't of Ft  1st Batt'n
49th; 100th; 103rd; 104th Reg'ts of Ft.   41st was in Lower Canada
Royal Newfoundland Reg't
Canadian Fencibles   
Glengarry Light Infantry
Canadian Voltigeurs

5 Aug 1812
Skirmish at Brownstown
8 Aug 1812
Brock embarks from Port Dover for relief of Amherstburg
12 Aug 1812
Wellington enters Madrid [ Vuelta d'Espana ends here 8 Sept 2012 after a 3 week tour of northern Spain, which starts 18 Aug 2012]


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