← Previous Item

Quebec Strategic

Next Item →

http://wargame-scenarios.com/images/htltfaiw.jpg
http://wargame-scenarios.com/images/htllogo.jpg

Title
Quebec Strategic
Description
On 31 July, the first serious attempt by Wolfe’s troops to land on the northern shore led to the Battle of Montmorency. Approximately 3,500 troops, attempted to land, but came under heavy fire; Wolfe pulled his troops back after taking …
Subject
Publisher
Date
1759-07-31
Scenario#
40
Scenario Description
On 31 July, the first serious attempt by Wolfe’s troops to land on the northern shore led to the Battle of Montmorency. Approximately 3,500 troops, attempted to land, but came under heavy fire; Wolfe pulled his troops back after taking some 450 casualties to Montcalm’s 60. For the remainder of the summer, Wolfe’s focus changed, the British attacked and destroyed small French settlements along the St. Lawrence. The effort was likely an attempt to force Montcalm’s army out of its fortifications, but was unsuccessful.
Location
Quebec, Canada
Battle Narrative
The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec, was a pivotal battle in the Seven Years' War. The battle, which began on 13 September 1759, was fought on a plateau by the British Army and Royal Navy against the French Army, just outside the walls of Quebec City on land that was originally owned by a farmer named Abraham Martin, hence the name of the battle. The battle involved fewer than 10,000 troops in total, but proved to be a deciding moment in the conflict between France and Britain over the fate of New France, influencing the later creation of Canada.
Narrative Source
Combatants
France
Great Britain

Geolocation

Social Bookmarking