Troublous Times in Canada. A History of the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870. By Capt. John A. MacDonald. (A veteran of 1866 and 1870).
Toronto. Printed by W.S. Johnston & Co. 1910. Hardcover. 8vo. 22cm, 255p., map & illustrations, blue cloth, a very good to fine copy. (cmt) The appendix includes: The Booker Investigation -Result of the Finding of the Court of Inquiry Regarding the Cause and the Retreat at Ridgeway; Report of the Charges Made Against Lieut-Col Dennis, Regarding his Conduct During the Fight at Fort Erie, with the Opinion Delivered by the Court of Inquiry who Investigated His Case. pp.197-255. MacDonald, John Alexander, 1846-1922, Captain in the Ottawa and Carleton Rifles, took part in both incidents. - He was a journalist and civil servant, and saw active service during the Fenian raid of 1866. He was a journalist later in Arnprior, Ontario, and during his later years was a clerk in the Bureau of Archives, at Toronto. Wallace. DCB. Rodenizer p659. See Story p250. Item #40170