Friday, December 28, 2012

Francois Dominique DuCharme

From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online:

DUCHARME, DOMINIQUE (baptized François), fur trader, militia officer, office holder, and justice of the peace....participated in the War of 1812.

"On 21 July 1812, after war broke out with the United States, Ducharme was commissioned a lieutenant in the Pointe-Claire Battalion of Militia."

More about Ducharme's War of 1812 actions and the Battle of Beaver Dams.

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