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The reduction of Louisbourg

The reduction of Louisbourg

a poem, wrote on board His Majesty"s Ship Orford, in Louisbourg Harbour

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Published by Printed for J. Wilkinson, and sold by T. Osbourne and W. Owen, near Temple Bar, London in Portsmouth (England) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Louisbourg (N.S.) -- Siege, 1758 -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Valentine Nevill, Esq., of Greenwich in Kent, secretary to the Honourable Admiral Townsend.
    GenrePoetry.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p. ; 31 cm.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17505409M
    OCLC/WorldCa11237264

      Siege of Louisbourg (Early March – J ) and the French & Indian War () Siege of Louisbourg, J During the winter of – 45, Sir William Pepperell called for volunteers to capture the French citadel Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island which was in defiance to England’s trade and supremacy in her colonies.   He followed Boscawen to the Invincible, Royal George, and Namur; he was present at the reduction of Louisbourg in and the defeat of De la Clue in Continuing in the Namur with Captain Matthew Buckle [q. v.], he was also present in the battle of Quiberon Bay.

    The unfortunate hero; a Pindaric ode. Occasion'd by the lamented fate of Viscount George Augustus Howe, Baron of Clenawley, &c. Who was slain in the battle near Carillon, July the 6th, [One line of Scripture text]: Together with an ode, on the reduction of Louisbourg, J - Nov 7,, Volume D Journal of the DEFIANCE Lt. Henry Bellew. Cruised around Louisbourg. Winters in Halifax. Returns to Louisbourg for the siege, of which he gives a fairly interesting account, visits Halifax and then returns to Louisbourg.

      Louisbourg held out long enough to prevent an attack on Québec in , but in , it too would fall. The capture of Louisbourg ended the French colonial era in Atlantic Canada and led directly to the loss of Québec in and the remainder of French North America the following year. (Alexander Monypenny, Monypenny Orderly Book, The Bulletin of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum (June ), p. ) Amherst also writes to William Pitt on 28 February from New York that he had already issued French arms to the light infantry of the regiments that had come from Louisbourg.


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