Author BOB BEAL
Links to Other Sites
Fort Battleford National Historic Site
This Parks Canada site commemorates the 1876 North West Mounted Police headquarters in Battleford, Saskatchewan. Includes detailed notes about Big Bear, Poundmaker, the Cree, Sir Frederick Dobson Middleton, North-West Rebellion, the Battle of Cut Knife, and related topics.
The Canadian Register of Historic Places
Canada is home to a vast array of fascinating historical sites. Many of them are illustrated and described in this searchable online database of Canadian historic places that are of local, provincial, territorial, and national significance.
Transcript of "Inspector Dickens Journal" Fort Pitt, 1885.
A typed copy of "Inspector Francis Dickens's North West Mounted Police journal" from Fort Pitt in 1885 (more likely the Fort Pitt NWMP Post Journal). Recounts the events of the Resistance, the skirmish and subsequent abandonment of Fort Pitt by Dickens who was in command of the installation when hostilities broke out. From the University of Saskatchewan Library.
Medical Services in the North-West Rebellion of 1885
See a 1949 article about the mobilization of medical support services for troops involved in th 1885 North-West Rebellion. An archived article from the Canadian Medical Association Journal at the website for the US National Library of Medicine.