A History of the French War, Ending in the Conquest of Canada


with a Preliminary Account of the Early Attempts at Colonization and Struggles for the Possession of the Continent  

This engaging book covers nearly every issue related to the French and Indian War, and the events that led up to it. Organized chronologically, the topics include: explorations by Cartier and Champlain; the Jesuits; interactions with Algonquins and Iroquois; La Salle; King William's War; massacres at Dover, Saco and Schenectady; Queen Anne's War and the attacks on Wells, Saco, Casco, Deerfield and Lancaster; attack on Haverhill; Father Rasle; forts at Niagara, Oswego and Crown Point; King George's War; attacks on Canso and Annapolis; La Loutre; the Siege of Louisbourg; exile of the Acadians; French posts in the Ohio Valley; Sir William Johnson; The Walking Purchase; Christopher Gist; French Attack on Picqua; George Washington; Braddock's Defeat; Battle of Lake George; Fort William Henry; Fort Ticonderoga; German Flats; Abercromby's defeat and the death of Lord Howe; capture of Forts Frontenac and Du Quesne; siege and capture of Fort Niagara; Amherst; Adventures of Rogers; the siege and capture of Quebec; deaths of Montcalm and Wolfe; surrender of Canada; Treaty of Paris, and predictions of the Revolt of the Colonies.


Rossiter Johnson


(1882), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 408 pp.

ISBN: 9780788414640