Monday, March 10, 2014

Captain McClellan's Military Career

British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - INDEX ONLY
Microform: c-11837


McClellan, Martin
Capt.  1st Regt.
Lincoln Militia

President at Court-Martial held for trial of James Cudney, private, Capt. George Bell's Co., 1st Lincoln Militia.

Captain McClellan met his demise:


Captain McClellan's wallet is now a museum artifact at the Niagara Historical Society Museum:

Narrative: McClellan, Martin. "...From "100 Years, 100 Artefacts" compiled by Clark Bernat It was May 26th, 1813; the wife of Captain Martin McClellan...left the family farm on John Street and found safety three miles away."  "He told his wife that he would never see her or their children again."

The Museum also holds a letter regarding the guardianship of the McClellan children.

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