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Louisbourg journals, 1745

Louis Effingham De Forest

Louisbourg journals, 1745

by Louis Effingham De Forest

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Louisbourg (N.S.) -- History -- Siege, 1745.,
  • United States -- History. -- King George"s War, 1744-1748 -- Personal narratives.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources , 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American Civilization ; LAC 15159)

    Statementedited by Louis Effingham de Forest ; compiled for and published by the Society of colonial wars in the state of New York, through its Committee on historical documents.
    GenrePersonal narratives.
    SeriesSociety of colonial wars in the state of New York -- Publication no. 44, Library of American civilization -- LAC 15159.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxvii, 253 p.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17565458M

    Louisbourg in The Anonymous Lettre D'un Habitant de Louisbourg (New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, ). § This is a reprint of a report prepared by an anonymous Frenchman who was at Louisbourg at the time of Louisbourg's capture in The work was originally published in at Quebec (likely France in fact). Loudoun's plan for the campaign was submitted to the government in London in September , and was focused on a single expedition aimed at the heart of New France, the city of called for a purely defensive postures along the frontier with New France, including the contested corridor of the Hudson River and Lake Champlain between Albany, New York and Montreal. [3].

    Louisbourg was a community of homes, warehouses, gardens, wharfs, a massive barracks, royal storehouse, lighthouse, careening facility and monumental entrance gates. In , the Fortress community was attacked by a rag tag New England military . The body of the diary contains entries for all but a few days from 22 April to 6 September , and from 14 November to 2 February /6. Some entries consist of no more than a few words; others contain more than , especially during the siege itself (Louisbourg fell .

    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 me, but this new title renders it. Louisbourg was destined to fall to a New England army in and a professional British Army in The siege was conducted by an army raised by the colonial governments of New England who raised, equipped, supplied and transported their army to Louisbourg in the summer of They only had some naval help from the British.


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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Paperback. Journal of Roger Wolcott at the Siege of Louisbourg, [Roger, Wolcott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Journal of Roger Wolcott at the Siege of Louisbourg, Author: Wolcott Roger. 19 rows  Similar Items. An Accurate journal and account of the procedings of the New-England land.

The Capture of Louisbourg in was the American Colonists' most important military achievement prior to the Revolution. After more than thirty years of peace, the French fortress at Louisbourg had been lured into a false sense of security. This paved t.

Louisbourg journals, New York, Society of Colonial Wars, (OCoLC) Online version: De Forest, Louis Effingham, Louisbourg journals, New York, Society of Colonial Wars, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Louisbourg journals,edited by Louis Effingham de Forest.

De Forest, Louis Effingham, ed. View full catalog. Get this from a library. Louisbourg journals, [Louis Effingham De Forest]. LOUISBOURG The following is from a 16 page manuscript journal in an unidentified hand entitled "Journal of the Siege of Louisbourg ," (May J ) The journal and its accompanying tables were most likely written shortly after Louisbourg was taken.

Louisbourg Journals, by Louis Effingham DeForest,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Louis Effingham Deforest.

The Fortress of Louisbourg (French: Forteresse de Louisbourg) is a National Historic Site of Canada and the location of a one-quarter partial reconstruction of an 18th-century French fortress at Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, Nova two sieges, especially that ofwere turning points in the Anglo-French struggle for what today is on: Park Service Rd, Louisbourg.

The original is owned by the Massachusetts Historical Society and it is published in L. Effingham DeForest's Louisbourg Journals as the eighth journal.

[Based on: Fortress of Louisbourg, "Guide to Louisbourg Journals," Unpublished Report H J 43 (Fortress of Louisbourg, Not Dated)]. King George's War-the Siege of Louisbourg: Bywar had engulfed Europe. Confrontation in the Caribbean between Spain and Britain led to open hostilities in Meanwhile, the French had become embroiled in the War of the Austrian Succession ().

ByFrance, Spain, Bavaria, and Prussia had formed an alliance to face. Arriving at Cape Breton in Maythe colonists set up camps and moved artillery pieces by sled over muddy, marshy terrain in order to besiege the Louisbourg fortress.

These militiamen soon established artillery batteries, effectively attacking the fortification while receiving little return fire from the French.

That’s the day in that our guys fired the first shot against the French at Fort Louisbourg on a damp marshy peninsula in Cape Breton, Canada. By the end of June the siege was over. The British had won and we were the British. (Continued below) The first major. Louisbourg Journals, Paperback – June 16 by Louis Effingham DeForest (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Louis Effingham DeForest. Warren's Fleet at Louisbourg, FOOTNOTES: [1] On June 12th,Commodore Peter Warren "commanded the largest British squadron in North American waters since " This is a listing of this fleet.

The Superb, the Mermaid, the Launceston, and the Eltham were to arrive off the waters of eastern Cape Breton on April 23rd in order to assist the colonial land forces under General William.

Title: Louisbourg Journals [inscribed] Author Name: Effingham de Forest, Louis ed. Categories: Signed, Nova Scotia, Military History, Publisher: New York. The Louisbourg Siege collection documents the New Hampshire contingent of the Louisbourg expedition led by Sir William Pepperrell and Sir Peter Warren in and The collection includes eyewitness accounts of the siege, a contemporaneous copy of the articles of capitulation, and maps of the city and fort at Louisbourg.

A journal of the siege of Louisbourg and Cape Breton in [microform] Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. Pages: Oriented with north to the upper right. Appears in An authentic account of the reduction of Louisbourg, in June and July London: W.

Owen, LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies,Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as. Collection Highlight - Reports of Louisbourg from England's Gentleman's Magazine The Gentleman's Magazine was published in London from into the early 20th century providing its readership with a monthly digest of news, opinion, Author: K-Lee Fraser.The Siege of Louisbourg was a pivotal operation of the Seven Years' War (known in the United States as the French and Indian War) in that ended the French colonial era in Atlantic Canada and led to the subsequent British campaign to capture Quebec in and the remainder of Location: Louisbourg, Île-Royale (present-day .Volume 2,contains a Record of Proceedings of the Councils of War held at Canso and at Louisbourg.

Volume 3,has many copies of letters written during the expedition against Cape Breton. Volume 4,includes letters, notebooks, journals and other records. Volume 5,contains miscellaneous letters and.