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The second capture of Louisburg by Frederic H. Betts

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763,
  • Canada -- History -- 1755-1763,
  • Louisbourg (N.S.) -- Siege, 1758,
  • États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1755-1763 (Guerre franco-indienne),
  • Canada -- Histoire -- 1755-1763,
  • Louisbourg (N.-E.) -- Siège, 1758

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Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 04040, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 04040
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (11 fr.)
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22863952M
ISBN 100665040407

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The second capture of Louisburg. [Frederic H Betts] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. The second capture of Louisburg [microform] by Betts, Frederic H. (Frederic Henry), Pages: The Capture of Louisbourg, By Hugh Boscawen. Published in by University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN pages. I wish this book had been published a few years earlier, as it would have been most useful in preparing for my recent book on Cook’s time in Eastern Canada and Newfoundland. 1. J.S. McLennan’s work 2 was a major source for . The siege of the French Canada fortress of Louisbourg in is an iconic moment in the Seven Years War/French and Indian War, surpassed only by the Fall of Quebec for drama and impact. It has been much written about, but Hugh Boscawen's "The Capture of Louisbourg " has set a remarkably high bar for future historians to clear/5(7).

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Boston Book Company Centre Street, 2nd floor Boston, MA View Bookseller Details; Ask a Question; SIEGE AND CAPTURE OF LOUISBURG TYLER, Willard Curtis. Buy Direct. Price: USD. TYLER, Willard Curtis. THE SIEGE AND CAPTURE OF LOUISBURG. Reprinted from the United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 58, No. 1. The unavoidable detention of French supplies, the capture of a French man-of-war, and the gradual silencing of the batteries in Louisburg by the uninterrupted fire of Pepperell's guns insured this great victory. Governor Shirley suggested taking Louisburg by surprise, while Warren and his officers. He was second-in-command of the expedition that captured () Louisburg in King George's War. Wolcott wrote Poetical Meditations (), the first book of verse published in Connecticut. He was the father of Oliver Wolcott. Bibliography. The Siege of Louisbourg lasted from June 8 to J , and was part of the French & Indian War (). Located on the approaches to the St. Lawrence River, the fortress at Louisbourg was a critical part of New France's defenses. Eager to strike at Quebec, the British first attempted to take the town in but were thwarted.