Fenian raids
Between 1866 and 1871, the Fenian raids of the Fenian Brotherhood, an Irish Republican organization who were based in the United States, on British army forts, customs posts and other targets in Canad...
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Battle of Ridgeway
The Battle of Ridgeway (sometimes the Battle of Lime Ridge or Limestone Ridge) was fought in the vicinity of the town of Fort Erie across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, near the village of ...
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Battle of Fort Erie (1866)
The Battle of Fort Erie was a bloody skirmish in the afternoon immediately following the Battle of Ridgeway on June 2, 1866 in Canada West. The Fenian force, withdrawing from Ridgeway towards the Unit...
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Battle of Eccles Hill
The Battle of Eccles Hill was part of a raid into Canadian territory from the United States led by John O'Neill and Samuel Spiers of the Fenian Brotherhood. The army of the Fenian Brotherhood was defe...
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Pattern 1853 Enfield
The Enfield Pattern 1853 rifle-musket (also known as the Pattern 1853 Enfield, P53 Enfield, and Enfield rifle-musket) was a .577 calibre Minié-type muzzle-loading rifle-musket, used by the British Emp...
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USS Michigan (1843)
USS Michigan was the United States Navy's first iron-hulled warship and served during the American Civil War. She was renamed USS Wolverine in 1905.
The side wheel steamer Michigan was built in re...
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Joseph-Goderic Blanchet
Joseph-Goderic (Joseph-Godric) Blanchet, PC (June 7, 1829 – January 1, 1890) was a Canadian physician and politician. He was the only person to serve as both Speaker of the Canadian House of Com...
Denis Cashman
Denis B. Cashman (1842-1897 Dungarvan) was a Fenian who was transported to Western Australia as a political prisoner and wrote of his experiences in a diary .
Cashman was enlisted as a Fenian in ...
Campobello Island
Campobello Island is a Canadian island located at the entrance to Passamaquoddy Bay, adjacent to the entrance to Cobscook Bay, and within the Bay of Fundy. The island is one of the Fundy Islands and i...
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Ernest Pacaud
Ernest Pacaud (August 25, 1850 – April 19, 1904) was a Quebec lawyer and journalist.He was born Philippe-Olivier Pacaud in Trois-Rivières, Canada East in 1850, the son of Philippe-Napoléon Pacau...
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James E. Morin
James E. Morin (May 10, 1849 – October 7, 1902) was an Ontario merchant and political figure. He represented Welland in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Liberal from 1883 to 1890.He was ...
Andrew Miscampbell
Andrew Miscampbell (June 28, 1848 – March 25, 1905) was an Ontario political figure. He represented Simcoe East from 1890 to 1902 and Sault Ste. Marie from 1902 to 1903 as a Conservative member ...
Charles Eusèbe Casgrain
Charles Eusèbe Casgrain (August 3, 1825 – March 8, 1907) was an Ontario physician and political figure. He was a Conservative member of the Senate of Canada for Windsor division from 1887 to 190...
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John Nesbitt Kirchhoffer
John Nesbitt Kirchhoffer (May 5, 1848 – December 22, 1914) was a Canadian politician.Born in Ballyvourney, County Cork, Ireland, the son of the Reverend Richard B. Kirchhoffer, Rector of Ballyvo...
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John Charles McCorkill
John Charles James Sarsfield McCorkill (31 August 1854 – 10 March 1920) was a Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician.Born in Farnham, Quebec, the son of Robert McCorkill and Margaret Meighen, Mc...
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Battle of Trout River
The Battle of Trout River was a military conflict that occurred on 27 May 1870. It was a part of the Fenian raids. This battle occurred outside of Huntingdon, Quebec near the international border abou...
Colt 1851 Navy Revolver
The Colt Revolving Belt Pistol of Naval Caliber (i.e., .36 cal), later known as the Colt 1851 Navy or Navy Revolver, is a cap and ball revolver that was designed by Samuel Colt between 1847 and 1850. ...
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Alexander Franklin Campbell
Alexander Franklin Campbell (born March 1845) was a journalist and political figure in Ontario, Canada. He represented Algoma East in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from ...
William Teel Baird
William Teel Baird (c. 1819 – February 23, 1897) was born on the upper Saint John River in New Brunswick where his father, John Baird, was a school teacher. Baird was trained as a pharmacist and in 18...
Fenian
Fenian /ˈfiːnɪən/ was an umbrella term for the Fenian Brotherhood and Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), fraternal organisations dedicated to the establishment of an independent Irish Republic in the...
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James Hickey (Fenian)
James Hickey Irish Fenian and Land Leaguer (c. 1837 - c. 4 August 1885).
Hickey was born near Barna about 1837 or 1838, is stated to have received a good education and settled in Boston at an unk...
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