United Colonies' Invasion of Quebec 1775



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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1755/12/31 As an officer in Montgomery's regiment in the French war, William Heth is wounded and captured at Quebec and kept in captivity more than six months. Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada, Quebec City
1775/12/31 After scaling the walls of Quebec, Return J Meigs is captured. Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada, Quebec City
1775/12/31 American officer Henry Dearborn is captured during the Battle of Quebec. Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada, Quebec City
1775/12/31 Led by General Richard Montgomery, the American Continental Army attacks the City of Quebec. Unable to take the city, they camp outside. Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada, Quebec City
1775/12/31 Montgomery draws his sword and leads his men through an opening at the edge of Lower Town shouting, "Come on, my good soldiers, your General calls upon you to come on." British forces open fire, killing Montgomery with grapeshot thru the head and thighs. Lower Town of Old Quebec,
1776/06/00 The American retreat of what remains of the "Army of Canada" reaches Crown Point, but remain under attack by small pox. Fort Crown Point, Crown Point
1776/06/02 General John Thomas dies of smallpox during the patriot retreat up the Richelieu River, near Chambly, Province of Quebec, British America. Chambly, Quebec

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