Richard Pierpoint

Slavery Life

Forcibly transported to New-England

1760

He was taken as a slave and got forced to be moved to N-E.

Got initiated to go in the war

1776

The army needed more recruits so they thought of a way to fill the missing was to enroll slaves who look like they're fit for the war. Not luckily, Richard was chosen.

Personal Life

Born

1745

Born in Bondu.

Signed petition of the free negroe's

1794

It got rejected.

Petition to bring coloured men to war

1812

Initially declined, but eventually accepted

Finally got the property

1822

He finally got the property he's been fighting for, for a long time in a town which is now named Fergus.

Death

1835

He died peacefully on his own land.

War

War in between Great-Britin and America began

1812

Also known as the war of 1812. An anglo civil war.

When Richards "coloured men" club got ranked from infantry to artificers

1813

Because they participated in many key battles in Niagara peninsula.

End of war

1815

This was the end of the war.