Herein lie the legacy of Brave Dunlops, Warriors all, who fought in the Second War of American Independence. Again it seems that Dunlops fought Dunlaps.
Read about the most Famous Canadian Dunlop: "Tiger"
and our Clan brother at the Battle of New Orleans:
where the ground is hallowed by their blood,
and their actions upon it!
Dr. William "Tiger" Dunlop (1792-1848) A surgeon in the Connaught Rangers of Britain, William was active in the campaigns against the Americas in 1813, 1814, and 1815 (War of 1812). The 89th Regiment left Britain on 4 February 1813, with Dunlop appointed assistant surgeon. The regiment was posted to Upper Canada during the War of 1812 in time to participate in the Battle of Crysler's Farm and the Battle of Lundy's Lane.Like other memorable war doctors, he was faced with seemingly impossible tasks. After the battle of Chippawa, Dunlop worked alone on 220 men from both armies because the chief surgeon had been sent home and the chief assistant had fallen ill from fatigue. Apparently, Dunlop carried on alone for more than two full days, barely sitting down and stopping only to eat and change clothes. Despite his dedication as a surgeon, Dunlop had seen enough blood for a lifetime during the war. He returned to England where he pursued journalism for a time, but eventually moved back to Canada to work with John Galt in the Canada Company. From 1841 until 1846 he represented Huron Riding in the Legislative Assembly. He died in 1848.
Major Alexander Dunlop, volunteered as a private in 1812 and was captured at Dudley's Defeat May 7th, 1813. He went on to command an American company in the Seminole War capturing St Mark's on April 7th ,1818. He rose to the rank of Commander Major and served at Vera Cruz in the War against Mexico.
Major Alexander Carnes Dunlap (1791 - 1853). He was born in Virginia and later moved to South Carolina. He was an Aide to general Andrew "Old Hickory" Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans and later served as Major in the Mexican War
Major-General Richard Gilliam Dunlap born 5 September 1796-22 jun 1841, married Mary Louisa Winn, on 22 May 1840 in Washington, D.C. He was a soldier, lawyer, diplomat. He was said (by J.G. Ramsey) to have been the first white child born in Knoxville. He served as a Captain under Gen. Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812 at Mobile and Pensacola, and served against the Seminoles in 1818. RICHARD G. returned to Knoxville to study law, and was admitted to the bar in 1822. He served as a Trustee of East Tennessee College, and served in the Legislature in 1829-33. RICHARD G. and Gen. Andrew Jackson were the warmest of friends. Richard was later a Major-General for Texas, and served as the Secretary of Treasury for the Republic of Texas and Minister to the USA.
The siege of Detroit, also known as the surrender of Detroit or the Battle of Fort Detroit, was an early engagement in the War of 1812. A British force under Major General Isaac Brock with Native American allies under Shawnee leader Tecumseh used bluff and deception to intimidate U.S. Brigadier General William Hull into surrendering the fort and town of Detroit, Michigan, along with his dispirited army which actually outnumbered the victorious British and Indians (the first nations of then to become Canada). John Dunlap. (7 November 1789- 30 July 1830). John served under General Hull near Detroit, Michigan with an Ohio Regiment.
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