3 edition of List of officers of the sedentary militia of Lower Canada, 1862 found in the catalog.
List of officers of the sedentary militia of Lower Canada, 1862
|Contributions||Lower Canada. Militia.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 microfiches (121 fr.).|
|Number of Pages||121|
Part-time militia Edit Lower Canada Edit. The French-speaking population of Lower Canada had a long tradition of service in the militia. In , Sir George Prevost disparagingly referred to the Lower Canada militia as "a mere posse, ill-arm'd and without discipline". Actual militia training was not begun until Depending on one's age and physical condition, militiamen were divided into two groups: "embodied and sedentary." The well-named sedentary militia was a very cheap force to maintain for it existed only on paper for days a year.
Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. About Canada, Militia and Defence Forces Lists, , The publications included in this data collection make up a fairly comprehensive list of Canadian military officers for almost 80 years. This collection consists of orders which were issued regularly by the adjutant general in Lower Canada to announce changes in militia organization, appointments, promotions and retirements of officers between and Thus, this collection covers the period during the War of Vassal De Monviel ( - ) was adjutant general in.
The account below is put together from the first two sources. The Canadian Militia: a history of the origin and development of the Force, Ernest J Chambers, , Montreal, Fresco; Soldiers of the King: The Upper Canadian Militia - , William Gray, Stoddart, ; Here is one extra reference: Historical Narratives of Early Canada - an account about the early militia in Upper Canada. The union of Lower and Upper Canada in resulted in a Sedentary Militia of battalions with over , men. This was, however, an army on paper based on universal service and the battalions generally only mustered for one day a year.
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Original data: List Of Officers Of The Sedentary Militia Of Lower Canada, Québec: S. Derbishire and G. Desbarats, List of officers of the sedentary militia of Lower Canada, by Lower Canada. Militia,S. Derbishire and G. Desbarats edition, Microform in EnglishPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: List of officers of the sedentary militia of Lower Canada, Quebec: S.
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List of officers of the sedentary militia of Lower Canada, [microform] Item PreviewPages: The Canadian Militia is a historical title for military units raised for the defence of Canada.
The term has been used to describe sedentary militia units raised from local communities in Canada; as well as the regular army for the Province of Canada and post-confederated Canada, referred to as the active militias.
The earliest militia units in Canada dates back to 16th century in New France. The colonial militias in Canada were made up of various militias prior to Confederation in During the period of New France and Acadia, and Nova Scotia (), these militias were made up of Canadiens, First Nations, British and ionally, the Canadian Militia was the name used for the local sedentary militia regiments throughout the Canadas.
Census of Lower Canada: 74, Census of Canada East: List Of Officers Of The Sedentary Militia Of Lower Canada, View other Military collections related to Quebec (28) Year Book of Emmanuel Church, Montreal: Annuaire de l’Ecole Normale Jacques-Cartier. Read more about the Fenian Raids at the National Library of Canada.
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"A distribution list of the officers on the active list of the militia; to which is added a list of field officers who have been permitted to retire retaining rank." Tables. Includes advertising matter. Includes indexes. ; 19 cm. Canada.
Choose from List Of Officers Of The Sedentary Militia Of Lower Canada, ~ Canada, Fenian Raids Bounty Applications, ~ Battles ~ Muster Rolls ~ Photos Google Ancestry. Under the Lower Canada Militia Act of and the Upper Canada Milita Act ofthe militia was composed of all able-bodied men (except Quakers and others whose religious convictions forbade military service) between the ages of 18 and 60 years.
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Canada, British Navy Ship Muster Rolls and Pay Lists, Was great-grandpa a deck walker or a dockworker. Find out in these Canadian naval records. Canada, Militia and Defence Forces Lists,The publications included in this data collection make up a fairly comprehensive list of Canadian military officers for almost Web: Quebec, Canada, Marriage Contract Index, (in French) Quebec Military (1) List Of Officers Of The Sedentary Militia Of Lower Canada, ; Quebec Immigration & Travel (4) Canada, St.
Lawrence Steamboat Company Passenger Lists, ; Tourouvre et les Juchereau: un chapitre de l'émigration percheronne au Canada (in French). formed in Sedentary Militia in Perth County, Ont.
1st Volunteer Militia Rifle Company of Stratford raised in Active Militia in Stratford, Ont. (recognised 6 May ) 28th Perth Battalion of Infantry formed with HQ at Stratford by regimentation of four independent companies.
Adjutant-General's Office, Lower Canada fonds: Pension and Gratuities Lower Canada –; Alphabetical list of certain officers and militiamen who have applied for a pension or other reward, and whose names occur in certain documents landed to the Office for Militia Claims; Pension and Gratuities Lower Canada Receipts – Lists of officers were presented to the House of Commons inand Look in Parliamentary Papers (institutional subscription required) for these lists using the references below: HCxxxi, () HCxxx, () HCxxxii, () 9.
Further reading. Use our library catalogue to find a recommended book list. Sedentary Militia of Lower Canada during the War of Lower Canada (modern day Province of Quebec) was the heartland of New France before its fall to the British during the 'French and Indian War' (the continuation of the Seven Years War in North America) some 50 years before.
Officers of the British Forces in Canada During the War of FHL Collection. Honasson, Eric. Canadian Verterans of the War of FHL book M2c WorldCat.
Rebellion of (–) [edit | edit source] An abortive uprising in Upper and Lower Canada was quickly suppressed by local militia and British regulars. A volunteer regiment of the Active Militia, As the British withdrew soldiers from British North America in the decades following the War ofpressure fell on the Parliament of the Province of Canada to provide for its own defence.
The Militia Act of was passed after a commission on militia reform suggested the sedentary force be supplanted with uniformed volunteer. Canadian Sedentary Militia There were militia in Lower Canada, in Upper Canada and in the Maritimes.
One fourth of each unit would receive better training and often cast off British uniforms; these were called flank companies. Brief biographies of militia officers in the War of are in: Lépine, Luc. Les officiers de milice du Bas-Canada, – (Lower Canada's Militia Officers –).
Montréal, Québec, Canada: Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française, (Family History Library book M2L.).