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1757 in Canada

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Events from the year 1757 in Canada.

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Governors

Events

  • Thursday March 17 to Tuesday March 22 - In four nights 1,500 Canadiens and Indians destroy the out-works of Fort William-Henry.
  • Saturday July 30 - Seven thousand men are collected to attack Fort William Henry.
  • Tuesday August 9 - The Fort, garrisoned by 2,200, capitulates. Violating the terms of capitulation, Indians kill, or recapture, many of the garrison, whereupon Montcalm exclaims: "Kill me, but spare the English who are under my protection."
  • Of the 5,000 French soldiers expected, only 1,500 reach Canada.
  • December - The troops, in Canada, complain of being fed on horse-flesh and too little bread.

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