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Capture of Quebec, in 1759 by Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

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Published by Printed by Middleton & Dawson at the "Gazette" in Quebec .
Written in English


  • Québec Campaign, Québec, 1759

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Other titlesJournal of the expedition up the River St. Lawrence ; containing a true and particular account of the transactions of the fleet and army, from the time of their embarkation at Louisbourg "til after the surrender of Quebec.
SeriesManuscripts relating to the early history of Canada. Recently published under the auspices of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec. Second series
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25510566M

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A Joint Military and Naval. British troops scaling the heights of the Plains of Abraham and engaging the French at the Battle of Quebec, Septem , during the French and Indian War; engraving by Hervey Smyth, aide-de-camp of British Maj. Gen. James Wolfe. In the summer of , Major General James Wolfe and his troops sailed in the fleet of Admiral Sir Charles Holmes up the St. Lawrence to attempt to capture the French strong-hold of Quebec, whose forces were under the command of General Montcalm. 27 June Expedition arrives at lle d'Orleans, close to Quebec. 29 June Monckton's brigade landed at Beaumont. 9 July Grenadier companies and Townshend's brigade landed at Montmorency. 18 July Royal Navy penetrates the upper river. 25 July Having reoccupied Fort Oswego, Brigadier-General John Prideaux's expedition captures Fort Niagara.