Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Captain Alexander McMillan


Memorial of Alexander McMillan of the Town of Brockville, Esquire
Captain, Second Glengarry Regiment

Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-2141
Petition 91
1842



...was on permanent duty with his Company for the greater part of the Summer of the year One thousand Eight hundred and twelve, and in November of the same year (1812) was appointed and took the command of one of the First Flank Companies of that Regiment, vacated by the removal of Captain Donald McDonnell by the General Staff and early in the month of January...[1813]...he was ordered with his Company from Cornwall to Prescott, and on the twenty-second day of February, 1813 commanded his said Company at the Battle & Capture of Ogdensburgh....




Sunday, January 1, 2017

Adam Hines In Captain Peter Backus's Company


Adam Hines' military career.

Source

19810
Act March 1855
Adam Hines, Private
Capt. Backus
Gen. Tupper
Ohio Militia
War of 1812
Admitted 80 Acres
Issued Dec 1835
And Sent To
Thomas H. Dalrymple
Mount Gilead, Ohio

Morrow County, Ohio, also mentioned in file (1871)

*Registered in Iowa to someone other than Adam Hines


Source

Adam Hines' memorial (1790-1878) at FindAGrave.

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Talbot's Middlesex Militia


Colonel Thomas Talbot's Officers of the 1st Regiment of the Middlesex Militia, as of 24 December 1812:

Source

Some of the names listed above: Mahlon Burwell, Samuel Edison, Gideon Tiffany and David Secord.