Event Summary

British amphibious operation routs the French forces in Quebec City

Date

September 18, 1759

Description

Another British amphibious operation, under the command of Major General James Wolfe, manages to rout the French forces in Quebec City, under command of the Marquis de Montcalm; British in effective military control of eastern Canada. Colonial support in form of militia troops and supply vessels.

Lecture

Navy/Warfare

Timeline 1

The Revolutionary Atlantic, 1750-1815

Record ID

326