Event Summary

British amphibious operation seizes control of Louisbourg

Date

July 26, 1758

Description

Successful British amphibious operation, under Lord Jeffrey Amherst and assisted by 500 colonial militiamen, once again take control of Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island, from the French

Lecture

Navy/Warfare

Timeline 1

The Revolutionary Atlantic, 1750-1815

Record ID

325