1812 History
89th Regiment of Foot Uniform Remnant and Buttons

1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
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This is a cloth fragment of a uniform worn by a soldier of the 89th Regiment at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. It was discovered in a trench on Lundy’s Lane on Sept. 3, 1891. There are also three regimental buttons on the top right and five buttons attached to the uniform remnant.

The second battalion of this regiment arrived at Quebec in August 1814. The Light Company of the first battalion were involved at Longwood and Black Rock. The 89th were also engaged at Chrystler’s Farm and the assault on Fort Erie. The regiment was authorized to carry “Niagara” on its colours. After the war, the regiment returned home and disbanded in November 1816.
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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89th Regiment of Foot Uniform Remnant and Buttons
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