Rebellion, 1885 - Order book of the North-West Field Force.

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Database ID24582
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionJ.E. Murray fonds
File/Item ReferenceMG60_E-IV-A-20 (Vol. 58)
Date of creation27 March 1885-15 July 1885
Physical description/extent1 notebook; 273 pages of textual records
Number of images273
Scope and contentOrder book of the North-West Field Force, with Winnipeg being the first entry. Entries made from (all NWT / SK) Troy (Qu'Appelle), Fort Qu'Appelle and area, Humboldt, Clark's Crossing, Fish Creek, Gabriel's Crossing, Birch Hills, Batoche, Lepine, Prince Albert, while on board the steamer "North West," Battleford, Fort Pitt, while on board the steamer "Marquis"; (all NWT / MB) Cedar Lake, while on board the steamer "Princess," ending at Selkirk, MB. Entries made by Colonel Houghton, Lord Melgund, General Middleton's Chief of Staff, and a third unidentified officer. Entries made in black ink and primarily blue pencil. Diary has metal clasp and brown cloth covers. Item found within folder 2 of file Rebellion, 1885.
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesDiaries
Provenance Access PointMurray, Jean Elizabeth, 1901-1981
PlaceQu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Treaty 6
Treaty 10
Cultural regionPlains
Names90th Battalion, Winnipeg Rifles
Houghton, Col.
Melgund, Lord
Middleton, Frederick Dobson, 1825-1898
SubjectGovernment departments -- Militia and Defense
Government policy
Northwest Resistance
Metis -- History
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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