From: Raymond Hobbs <ray.hobbs@...
Fitzgibbon, who could read ... joined ...
- acting sergeant at 19, ... commissioned ,,,
adjutant in the 49th.
While snoopin' in Chapters Book Store yesterday,
in the Bargain Book Section ..... they have
" A VETERAN OF 1812 " ' The Life Of James FitzGibbon '
for $12.99 Canadian (that is bout' $1.50 American :^)
This edition first published in 1894.
ISBN 1-55267-137-2 Prospero Books
For the guys in the Regts. :
"... during the summer and autumn campaigns of 1813-1814 ..."
".... Speaking of the 41st on July 14th, General De Rottenburg
says, " That regiment is in rags and without shoes "
"... most of the 49th are literally naked " writes James J. Fulton, A.D.C.
to George Provost on June 18th "
great deal, lots a' info ...........
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