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.
  • Canadian Geographic War of 1812 poster-map
  • War of 1812 interactive map & timeline

  • Kert, Faye.  Trimming Yankee Sails: Pirates and Privateers of New Brunswick, Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, Canada, 2005.
  • Sutherland, Robert. Son of the Hounds, Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1988/2000.
  • Pearson, Kit. Whispers of War: The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt, Markham, ON: Scholastic Books, 2002.