St. Murray's Defeat On The Plains Of Abraham

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On September 8th, 1760 almost a year after the French troops were defeated on the Plains of Abraham. The British had captured Montreal. Near 18’000 men invaded Canada by three Rivers. Murray’s army and his 3’800 men went up the St Lawrence River coming from Quebec. 3’400 soldiers led by Haviland came by the Richelieu River. And lastly Amherst and his 11’000 men came from the St Lawrence River from Lake Ontario. To make sure there wasn’t another bloodbath, the French regiments of around 2’100 men, went to Place d’Armes and Montreal avoided this torture of a long capture. So then New France was then in the hands of the British.

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