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 Post subject: Prize Money
PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:51 am 
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Quebec, 30th December 1813

Distribution of prize money:--Private, one share; Drummer, one share; Corporal one and one half share; Sergeant, two shares; Staff Sergeant, three shares; Subaltern, eight shares; Captain, 16 shares; Major, 30 shares; LT. Colonel, 40 shares; Colonel, 60 shares; General Officer, 80 shares; and Commander of the Forces, 100 shares.

The officer Commanding a division of troops making a capture to receive double the number of shares alloted to his rank. Those only actually engaged or aiding and assisting in the capture (except the Commander in Chief) are considered entitled to share.

Prize money awarded per private:--

Ogdensburg................................... £2 0 10 currency
"Growler and Eagle".......................... £5 7 10 currency
Mackinac..................................... £10 0 0 currency
Niagara Frontier, June-July, 1813............ £0 6 3 currency
Fort Niagara and other places, in Dec., 1813. £2 0 0 currency
Detroit...................................... £3 0 0 currency
Salmon River, 14-15 Feb., 1814............... £0 13 0 currency
Salmon River, Fort Malone and Four Corners,
19-24 Feb., 1814............................. £0 5 6 currency


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 Post subject: Shares
PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:27 am 
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Nicely done. Where did you actually find (source) this G.O.?

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I got a whole bunch from the National Archives. Enough that I was thinking of adding an entire section dedicated to just General Orders.


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 Post subject: G.O.
PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:36 am 
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Wow. Now that would be some serious reading. Cronological order, order by region, by Fort, by year, or what? Big job.

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