Mcdouall, Robert

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Robert McDouall (MacDouall) commanded British forces in the district of Mackinac, and was commandant when the garrison removed to Drummond Island in 1815. He was a cornet in the 26th Light Dragoons, 1796; captain of the 8th Foot, October 24, 1804; major int eh Glengarry Light Infantry, 1813; was present at Stoney Creek; a lieutenant colonel, July 29, 1813; defended Mackinac, August 4, 1814; went on half pay, 1816; major general, 1841; died, November 15, 1848. (from Irving, Officers of the British Forces in Canada, passim.) (blue index cards)

From the description of Robert McDouall orderly book, 1815. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 355696572

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referencedIn Bulger, Andrew H., 1789-1858. Andrew H. Bulger papers, 1814-1823. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf McDouall, Robert. Copied letters, 1815. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf McDouall, Robert, d. 1848. Robert McDouall orderly book, 1815. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Anderson, Thomas Gummersall, 1779-1875. Papers, 1812-1824. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith Anderson, Thomas Gummersall, 1779-1875. person
associatedWith Bulger, Andrew H., 1789-1858. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Rolette, Joseph, 1781-1842. person
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Michigan--Drummond Island
Great Britain
United States
Garrisons, British


Birth 1700



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