The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot

In this lesson, students will examine the historical impact of the War of 1812 on New Brunswick.  They will  investigate how the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot contributed to the war.  They will identify geographical locations where the regiment fought as well as hardships they encountered. Knowledge of battle engagements and the daily life of these men should reinforce empathy for “real” people. This will also  lead to an understanding of the war’s impact on New Brunswick.
  • Worksheet #1: Causes and Outcomes of the War of 1812 (attached)
  • Worksheet #2: 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot and the War of 1812 (attached)
  • Worksheet #3: Defending Saint John (attached)
  • Worksheet #4: The Battle of Lundy`s Lane (attached)
  • Computers, LCD projector and internet access

Websites:

Canadian Atlas Online War of 1812 theme

http://canadiangeographic.ca/atlas

Rick Mercer’s Report: Rick and the War of 1812

http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/war_of_1812/videos/

The War of 1812:  People and Stories

http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/people/index.html

Parks Canada - Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site

http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nb/carleton/index.aspx

The Canadian Encyclopedia – War of 1812

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1  ARTA0008442

Archives of Ontario – The War of 1812

http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/1812/index.aspx

History and Uniform of the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot

http://www.warof1812.ca/104th.htm

New World Encyclopedia – War of 1812

http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/War_of_1812

The Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles – Forced March of the New Brunswick   Fencibles

http://glengarrylightinfantry.ca/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=541