Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe Memorial Plaque, Queenston Heights - Details
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   Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe Memorial Plaque, Queenston Heights (image/jpeg)
Title Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe Memorial Plaque, Queenston Heights
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Extent  2" by 3"
Medium (f)  Black & white photograph
Notes  Plaque Text: On October 13, 1812, following Isaac Brock's death in a preceding assault, Major-General Sheaffe assumed command and led a successful attack which dislodged an invading American force from Queenston Heights. Born in Boston, Mass., Sheaffe was commissioned in the British army in 1778 and fought in the American Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Arriving in Upper Canada in 1812, he served as Administrator of the province 1812-13, and returned to England in the latter year. He was created a baronet in 1813, attained the rank of general in 1838 and died in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Provenance  Niagara Falls Public Library
Subject  Monuments
  Queenston Heights
  War - War of 1812 - Battle of Queenston Heights
Place Name  Queenston (inhabited place)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  397331
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 509px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Unknown
Date 2013-12-31
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525954  Black and white photograph     

 

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