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Redcoated Ploughboys — The Volunteer Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada, 1813—1815

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Short-Listed for the 2013 Heritage Toronto Award

In 1812, the future of British North America hung in the balance as the United States declared war with the avowed goal of conquering the Canadas and removing British influence from the continent forever.

In response, a corps of men, drawn from every walk of life and social stratum of Upper Canada, stepped forward to defend th
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Paperback, 432 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by Dundurn (first published March 3rd 2012)
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Richard Feltoe was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and holds a degree in economics from the University of London. He is the curator and corporate archivist for the Redpath Sugar Museum and is active as a living history reenactor, re-creating the life of a Canadian militia soldier from the War of 1812. He lives in Brampton, Ontario.
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