Ticonderoga 1758: Montcalm's Victory Against All Odds (Campaign, Volume 76)

Ticonderoga 1758: Montcalm's Victory Against All Odds (Campaign, Volume 76)

René Chartrand


On five July 1758 normal Abercromby's day trip opposed to citadel Carillon trigger from its camp. inside of hours, tragedy struck. a few rangers bumped into a French scouting celebration and within the fierce skirmish that Lord Howe, the darling of the military, used to be shot during the middle. the military used to be shattered on the loss, yet Abercromby went to items. He made up our minds to assault Montcalm's accomplished breastworks head-on. Battalion after battalion used to be sacrificed, the main well-known of those hopeless attacks being that of the Black Watch. With the failure of his plan and the exhaustion of his military Abercromby retreated to the foot of Lake George – Montcalm had kept Canada, with Abercromby's help.

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