Richardson, John


Richardson, John
(1796-1852)
   Born near Niagara Falls, Ontario. In 1812 served during the war in the Canadian militia; at the battle of the Thames taken prisoner; released; and afterwards entered the British army.
   Index: BL Cited on Baldwin, 64; quoted on Hincks, 105; on Bagot, 153. Bk His War of 1812 quoted, 236; describes encounter at Maguaga, 238-242; describes attack on Detroit, 252, 254.
   Bib.: Works: War of 1812, 1842; new ed., edited by Casselman, 1902; Wacousta; Ecarté; The Canadian Brothers. For biog., see Dict. Nat. Biog.See also introduction to War of 1812, ed. by Casselman.

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