About The War of 1812


The St. John River Society is commemorating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 in New Brunswick.  The Society and its many partners along the St. John River are remembering the epic winter march of New Brunswick’s 104th Regiment of Foot and the story of the 600 men who marched from Fredericton, New Brunswick to Kingston, Ontario in the winter of 1813.  The St. John River Society is a non-profit organization that since 1992 has been committed to the appreciation and wise use of the natural and cultural heritage of the St. John River.

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Soldiers Biographies


Corporal Timothy Woodward
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Born: 1783 in Nova Scotia Died: 29 May 1813 at Sackets Harbor, New York I am Corporal Timothy Woodward. My mother was Elizabeth Woodward who was known as “Mammy Hopkins”. She was aboard the Loyalist ship Martha when it was wrecked on Seal Island near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on about 21 September 1783. There was …


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