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Banner: From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History

Canadian Military History: An Overview
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Northwest Campaign
Personal Stories

Contemporary Accounts

These three accounts are separately listed here as being something apart from memoirs of the Campaign. Although all were personally involved, they went beyond what they saw personally to report on the Campaign as a whole. The reader must bear in mind the personal biases of these reporters of events. Boulton includes a most valuable appendix of units and individuals involved, which does not appear in the reprint of his work.

Battleford beleaguered, 1885 : the story of the Riel uprising from the columns of the Saskatchewan Herald. - William L. Clink, ed. - Willowdale, Ont. : Privately printed, 1984. - 1 vol., various pagings

Boulton, [Charles Arkoll]. - Reminiscences of the North-West rebellions : with a record of the raising of Her Majesty's 100th Regiment in Canada and a chapter on Canadian social and political life. - Toronto : Grip, 1886. - 531 p. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 30379

  • Reprinted, in part, as I fought Riel : a military memoir. - Heather Robertson, ed. - Toronto : J. Lorimer, 1985. - 225 p.

Denison, George T. - Soldiering in Canada : recollections and experiences. - Toronto : G.N. Morang, 1900. - P. 261-341. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 06214

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