Campaigning in the North West Territories

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Database ID27480
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionAustin, James Mortimer
File/Item ReferenceA549
Date of creation1885
Physical description/extent1 folder; 3 mm
Number of images61
Scope and contentA write up on the experiences of James Austin, a member of the Ontarian Midland Battalion involved in the suppression of the 1885 uprising. Austin relates the story of his trek west from Ontario, but missed all major actions. Austin later became a Presbyterian minister.
ContributerAustin, James Mortimer
Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointAustin, James Mortimer
PlaceBattleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Pitt, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Treaty 6
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
Canada -- National
NamesAustin, James Mortimer
Big Bear, ca. 1828-1889 (Chief)
Middleton, Frederick Dobson, 1825-1898
Strange, Thomas Bland, 1831-1925 (General)
SubjectArmed Forces
Armed Forces -- service
Northwest Resistance
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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