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Louis-Joseph, Marquis de Montcalm

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by Caleigh L-F on 14 January 2013

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Transcript of Louis-Joseph, Marquis de Montcalm

Introduction Conclusion During the Seven Years' war Loius-Joseph, Marguis de Montcalm led the French in many battles but was defeated in 1759 at the battle of the Plains of Abraham. One of Montcalm's most stunning victories was in 1756 at Carillon. In the battle of Fort Carillon, Montcalm charged a british army that had been sent to destroy the French base. The British fled despite their impressively sized army. Through out the summer of 1759 Montcalm and his troops withstood the british attacks on Quebec. At the battle of the Plains of Abraham, the French charged into war against the approaching British. Unfortunately, during this battle, Montcalm was hit by two bullets. He died early the next morning. In conclusion, Louis-Joseph, Marguis de Montcalm played a large role in the Seven Years' War and in French history because he was a important leader in the battles of New France. Montcalm also played an important role in the outcome of the battles for Quebec because he chose to hold the British off until winter came forcing them to retreat. Louis-Joseph, Marguis
de Montcalm
By: Caleigh, Katherine
and Lukas Louis-Joseph, Marquis de Montcalm was born in 1712 to a noble family in south France. In 1727 he joined the french army in France and two years later was promoted to captain. In 1756, Louis-Joseph was sent to New France as a major general. In 1759 Montcalm died from two bullets as lieutenant general and commander of all French forces in North America The Seven Years' War Battle
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