File 2147 - 1885 Rebellion : Letters from Cr. Sgt. Wrighton 1885

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CA ON00156 TR/2147


1885 Rebellion : Letters from Cr. Sgt. Wrighton 1885


  • 1870-1960 (Creation)

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.File contains several newspaper clippings in which eyewitness accounts of the 1885 Northwest Rebellion by Colour Sergeant William Thomas Wrighton, Belleville, of the Midland Battalion, are reproduced. Also present is a photocopied offprint of an article from Saskatchewan History, Vol X111, no.3 (Autumn, 1960), entitled “The Campaign of 1885: A Contemporary Account,” by G.F.G. Stanley. The article is based in part upon the letters of William Thomas Wrighton. Also contains a photocopied typescript memoir by William Hubbard ca. 1914 recounting his participation in the Riel Rebellion in 1870

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