Fonds F 923
2 centimetres of textual records
3 photographs : black and white prints
1 artifact : medal
1 artifact : ribbon
Collection consists of textual records, photographs and documentary artifacts related to the involvement of Henry Bull Wallis in the defence against the Fenian Raids on Canada in 1866 and 1870, as well as related materials, assembled by his daughter, Rachel Wallis Black.
The collection contains a letter sent by Colonel Butler to Henry Bull Wallis in June, 1870.
Photographs include three cartes-de-visite photographs of Henry Bull Wallis, Colonel W. F. Butler and Colonel Bagot.
The collection also contains a ribbon awarded to Henry Bull Wallis by the Ridgeway Battle-Field Association for service in the Battle of Ridgeway, near Fort Erie, Ontario, in 1866, as well as a Canadian General Service Medal awarded in 1899 for service defending against the Fenian Raid of 1870.
Also included is a scrapbook of newspaper clippings from the Huntington Gleaner, written in 1936, regarding the history of the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870.
Henry Bull Wallis (dates unknown) of Richmond Hill, Ontario was a volunteer with the militia that defended against the Fenian Raids at the Battle of Ridgeway near Fort Erie in 1866, and another Fenian Raid with the 50th Battalion in 1870.
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Other photographs taken by William Notman can be found in F 4357 Collection of William Notman and Alexander Henderson photographs and in F 4358 William Notman fonds.
Title based on the subject of the collection.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession Number: 11488.
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