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26615Re: RESPONSE: [WarOf1812] In the beginning . . .at Queenston Heights

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  • suthren@magma.ca
    Nov 2, 2005
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      In a photo from 1861 a half-dozen 1812 veterans were shown gathered in
      Toronto, Ontario, but all are wearing Victorian suits and top hats, with the
      exception of one old gentleman in an odd militia uniform with a very 1840s
      forage cap.

      Vic Suthren
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      Subject: Re: RESPONSE: [WarOf1812] In the beginning . . .at Queenston
      Heights


      >
      > In a message dated 11/2/2005 10:58:30 AM Central Standard Time,
      > gord.deans@... writes:
      >
      > Are there any first-hand accounts (or pictures) of these events available
      to
      > clarify if the veterans were in uniform and what actions, if anything
      else,
      > that they performed? With such crowds and dignitaries present, one would
      > think that some additional pageantry could have occurred.
      >
      >
      >
      > Actualy I have a book on Edward VII produed soon after the coronation
      (From
      > Cradle to Crown) which has lots of wood cuts and photos of the visit to
      Canada
      > in it, I will see what I can find.
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Tim
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of
      square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS of
      square miles...
      >
      > Unit Contact information for North America:
      > ---------------------------------
      > Crown Forces Unit Listing:
      > http://1812crownforces.tripod.com
      >
      > American Forces Unit Listing
      > http://usforces1812.tripod.com
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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