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War years were different whether one lived in the eastern or western part of the province, whether part of the military or a civilian, whether on the British or American side of the conflict.

Discover here the various aspects of the war in three major geographic parts of Upper Canada, and learn about the war beyond Upper Canada and life and hardships of both civilians and members of the militia.
Lithograph: The Battle of Fort George from the Philadelphia Portfolio, 1817

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The Battle of Fort George from the
Philadelphia Portfolio, 1817
Archives of Ontario Photographic Collection
Reference Code: S 1439
Archives of Ontario

Detroit FrontierNiagara Frontier and YorkKingston and the St. Lawrence

Click on a geographic section of this map to go to battleground
information specific to that area

A Map of the Province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, etc. with the countries adjacent, from Quebec to Lake Huron, compiled at the request of His Excellency Major General John G. Simcoe, 1800
David William Smyth, Surveyor General, compiler W. Faden, London, Publisher
Miscellaneous Map Collection
Reference Code: C 279-0-0-0-34
Archives of Ontario, I0004758

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