Call #: Shortt FC3216.4 .N67 1987
Corp. Author: North West Mounted Police (Canada)
Title: North West Mounted Police Fort Battleford Post journal, 1885.
Published: Winnipeg : Parks Canada, 1987.
Description: [ca. 50] leaves ; 28 cm.
Notes: Transcription, made in May and June 1987, of the original journal.
David Ross, Military Curator, Prairie and Northern Region, Parks Canada, notes that the original journal was transferred from Fort Batleford National Historic Park to the National Archives of Canada in July 1987. The journal covers events such as the Frog Lake 'Massacre', the siege of Fort Pitt and the evacuation of the garrison to Battleford, the arrival of Col. Otter's column, and the arrest, trials and sentencing of resistance participants. Also includes much detail on everyday military life.
Subject: Frog Lake Massacre, 1885
Northwest Mounted Police - Regimental Histories
Battleford, Saskatchewan - History - 1880s

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