War of 1812 and Napoleonic Re-enacting
|We are interested in the War of
1812, and the Napoleonic wars in Europe.
Fritz helped to start the 41st Regiment of Foot at Fort Malden, in Amerstburg, Ontario. This unit has been active for quite a few years. In 1990 the Grenadiers of the 41st Regiment of Foot was formed by those who wanted to participate in the 175th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium. For the 180th anniversary of the Battle, in 1995, the 4th Regiment of Foot, The King's Own, was formed by Scott Bendle, because this was an actual regiment which participated in Waterloo.
Both Fritz and Kathleen have participated in both of the above anniversaries of the Battle of Waterloo. In 1997, we also participated in the first North American Napoleonic event, held in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and became members of the French 21st Regiment of the Infantry of the Line, Le Vingt et Unieme Régiment d'Infanterie de Ligne. This regiment is one of those who have founded the Brigade Napoléon.
Brian Mikels as a Hussard of the 7th Regiment in Napoleon's army. This was taken at the Muster on the Maumee time line event at Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Ohio, June 19-20, 1999.
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The 4th Regiment of Foot, The King's Own (link pending)
The Brigade Napoléon
Le Vingt et Unieme Régiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
7e Régiment de Hussards
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