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Canadian Campaigns 1860-70
     

Canadian Campaigns 1860-70

by David Ross, Grant Tyler, Rick Scollins (Illustrator), Richard Scollins (Illustrator)
 
As the US Civil War was raging, between 1860 and 1870 Canada was involved in its own series of military events, such as the presence of the British Army in Canada, due largely to the tensions caused by the Civil War, the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870, and the Red River Expedition. Theseevents have often been overshadowed by those south of the border. Enhanced by full

Overview

As the US Civil War was raging, between 1860 and 1870 Canada was involved in its own series of military events, such as the presence of the British Army in Canada, due largely to the tensions caused by the Civil War, the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870, and the Red River Expedition. Theseevents have often been overshadowed by those south of the border. Enhanced by full color plates and rare photographs of Montreal photographer William Notman, this fine text examines the Canadian campaigns from 1860-70, while illustrating the uniforms of the Canadian Volunteer Militia, the British Army and staff officers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855322264
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
07/30/1992
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.12(d)

Meet the Author

David Ross and Grant Tyler are curators with Parks Canada and the Candian Armed Forces, respectively. They are established authorities on Canada's military heritage, having previously written Men-at-Arms 197, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1873-1987.

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