Soldiers And Senator Casgrain

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Soldiers And Senator Casgrain
Publisher: Assumption College
Date: 1866
Type(s): Photograph
Language: English
Source: Golden Jubilee : Assumption College 1870-1920. Page 51
Notes: The photograph was taken by a Mr. Henry of the Royal Scotts Infantry of Montreal in 1863 [actually late 1865/early 1866]. Senator Casgrain is on the left; Charles Eusebe Casgrain was born in 1825 in Quebec City. He became a doctor and moved to Windsor in 1856. He was the surgeon for the local militia during the Fenian raids. He was also on the Windsor town council. He was a Conservative member of the Canadian Senate, and represented Windsor from 1887 to 1907, when he died. During the Fenian Raids (1866-1871), British troups were garrisoned in the original Assumption College building; the Port Hope Volunteers were there from November 1865 - April 1866. The man standing on the steps is Captain (later General) Arthur Williams of the Port Hope Volunteers; middle back: Ensign Johnson of the Port Hope Volunteers; middle front: Lieutenant James McLeod,also of the Port Hope Volunteers (source: Township of Sandwich, p. 74)
Subject(s): Casgrain, Charles Eusebe
Fenian Raids
Assumption College (Windsor)
University of Windsor
Williams, Arthur T. H.
McLeod, James F.
Port Hope Light Infantry Volunteer Company
Johnson, F. G.
Place(s): Windsor (Ontario)
Sandwich (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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