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The death of General Montgomery, in storming the city of Quebec.

Hugh Henry Brackenridge

The death of General Montgomery, in storming the city of Quebec.

A tragedy. : With an ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania Militia, and the small band of regular Continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January, 1777, and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the Delaware.

by Hugh Henry Brackenridge

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Published by Printed and sold by Robert Bell, in Third-Street, next door to St. Paul"s Church. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montgomery, Richard, -- 1738-1775.,
  • Que bec (Que bec) -- Siege, 1775-1776 -- Drama.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy the author of a dramatic piece, on the Battle of Bunkers"s Hill. ; To which are added, elegiac pieces, commemorative of distinguished characters. By different gentlemen. ; [One line from Virgil, with Pitt"s translation]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15249.
    ContributionsParke, John, 1754-1789., Mifflin, thomas, 1744-1800, dedicatee., Norman, John, ca. 1748-1817, engraver., N. G., ill.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination79, [5] p., [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14605132M

    His first duty in the actual field of war was to take six full companies to Quebec, where Arnold had been the victim of misfortune. General Montgomery, chief in command, was killed, and was succeeded by Arnold, who, being severely wounded, was succeeded by General Thompson, after whose early death came General Sullivan. St. verance of Major-General Richard Montgomery, who, afte r a series of successes amid the most discouraging difficulties, fell in the attack on Quebec, 31st of December, , aged 37 years." It was not, however, until , nearly forty-three years after his death, that his re-mains were deposited beneath this monument.

    Apparently, the choice of the name, Montgomery, was prompted solely by the fame and great popularity of the military hero, General Richard Montgomery, who had been commissioned by General Washington and very shortly thereafter killed in action while storming the City of Quebec in General Montgomery was a member of the Masonic fraternity. Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York. This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and .

    The attack of Benedict Arnold and Richard Montgomery on Quebec City, the colonial assailants' repulse and withdrawal to the Province of New York and the Hudson River corridor, prior actions in the adjacent St. Lawrence-Richelieu river region of Canada, the Battle of Valcour Island on Lake Champlain, the forts at Crown Point and Ticonderoga, and. "John Quincy Adams.'' Half length seated. Book in hand. Line engraving by J. Andrews after G. P. Healy. Folio. Boston, $ Fine and scarce. 2 ARNOLD, BENEDICT. ''Colonel Arnold^ zvho commanded the Provhicial troops sent af!'^ainst Quebec through the wilderness of Canada, and ivas wounded in storming that city under General Montgomery.".


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The death of General Montgomery, in storming the city of Quebec by Hugh Henry Brackenridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

The death of General Montgomery, in storming the city of Quebec. A tragedy.: With an ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania militia, and the small band of regular continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January,and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the Delaware.

The death of General Montgomery, in storming the city of Quebec. A tragedy. With An ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania militia, and in storming the city of Quebec. book small band of regular Continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January,and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the Delaware.

The death of General Montgomery, in storming the city of Quebec [electronic resource]: A tragedy.: With an ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania Militia, and the small band of regular Continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January,and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the Delaware.

The death of General Montgomery, at the siege of Quebec [electronic resource]: A tragedy.: With an ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania militia, and the small band of regular continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January,and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the Delaware.

Samuel de Champlain (), Richard Montgomery (), Benedict Arnold (), George Townshend Townshend Marquis (), James Wolfe (), François de Laval (), George V King of Great Britain (), Robert Cavelier La Salle sieur de (), Louis-Joseph Montcalm de Saint-Véran marquis de (   In early DecemberMontgomery, Arnold and their men met on the outskirts of Quebec and demanded the surrender of the city.

General Guy Carleton (), the governor of the province of. The death of General Richard Montgomery during the Battle of Quebec, fought on Decem between American Continental Army forces and the British defenders of the city of Quebec. He was an Irish-born soldier who first served in the British Army, then in the Continental Army.

The briefest serving Continental Army Major General (12 days as Major General and months total as an officer), Montgomery died in the doomed Decem assault of Quebec City.

Biographer Hugh Shelton writes an interesting and compelling account of Montgomery’s short life and tragic death. The death of General Montgomery, in storming the city of Quebec: A tragedy. With An ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania militia, and the small band of regular Continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January,and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the n works: Modern Chivalry, Modern Chivalry: Or the Adventures of Captain Farrago and Teague O'Regan.

The storming of the city was imminent. For three weeks the garrison had waited, tensed for attack under constant shelling. Every day reports had come in of the Rebels’ preparations—of the scaling ladders they had made, of the weather conditions that General Montgomery favored, of the assault points he had selected, of the reinforcements joining him.

Montgomery Comes Home: The body of General Montgomery remained in Quebec for forty-three years. It was then brought to New York, in compliance with a special act of the Legislature.

At Mrs. Montgomery's request, Governor Clinton commissioned her nephew, Lewis Livingston, to superintend the removal of the remains to New York. Colonel Arnold - who commanded the provincial troops sent against Quebec, through the wilderness of Canada, and was wounded in storming that city, under General Montgomery.

(Library of Congress image). On their way to Quebec, Montgomery’s men had overrun Fort Saint-Jean and Montreal, and on December 1 they joined the Kennebec crew just west of Quebec, on the north bank of the St.

Lawrence. Days later the combined force tried to besiege to the city, but their own supplies were limited and time was not in their : Ray Raphael. Carleton accepted the terms but made his escape with several others to Quebec. At A.M. on November 13th, General Montgomery with his men marched through the Recollet Gate and took possession of the City of Montreal.

On November 20th, General Montgomery appointed Livingston colonel and was given a warrant to raise a regiment of. – Loss of the Americans at Quebec. – Recovery and Burial of Montgomery’s Body. – His Life and Services. – Courtesy of Carleton.

– Eminent Officers at Quebec. – Promotion of Arnold. – Blockade of Quebec. – Honor to the Memory of Montgomery. – Small-pox in the Army. – Preparations to storm Quebec. – Arrival and Death of.

The trials and privations of this band of approximately 1, men was legendary. They arrived at Quebec in November of and ultimately suffered a major defeat with the loss of General Montgomery, the wounding of Arnold and the capture of Henry who then spent nine months in a Quebec prison.

(Howes, H; Gephart, ). They crossed the St. Lawrence on the 14 th and assembled at Point-aux-Trembles, just west of Quebec to wait for General Montgomery. After securing Montreal on Nov.

22 nd, Montgomery marched toward Quebec, arriving Point-aux-Trembles on Dec. Montgomery had resupplied Arnold’s men with food and winter clothing which had secured from Montreal.

The following is the inscription upon a silver plate on the coffin: "The state of New York, in honor of General Richard Montgomery, who fell gloriously fighting for the independence and liberty of the United States before the walls of Quebec, the 31st of December,caused these remains of the distinguished hero to be conveyed from Quebec.

MAJOR GENERAL MONTGOMERY. His Early Life—Appointed Brigadier General in the American Army—lnvades Canada—March to Quebec—Storming of the City in the midst of a Snow-storm—His Bravery and Death— His Character. MAJOR GENERAL ARNOLD. His Birth and Boyhood—His Cruel Disposition—Enters theAuthor: Joel Tyler Headley.

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The 84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants) was a British regiment in the American Revolutionary War that was raised to defend present day Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada from the constant land and sea attacks by American Revolutionaries.

The 84th Regiment was also involved in offensive action in the Thirteen Colonies; including North Carolina, South Carolina, Country: Great Britain. Thomas Chapman appears to have served under Capt. Daniel Morgan of Winchester, Virginia as part of the "Continental Line," under Generals Arnold and Montgomery in the unsuccessful attack on the British garrison at Quebec.

Montgomery was killed after storming the outer walls of the city. Montgomery left Wooster in charge of Montreal and marched to Quebec to assist Colonel Arnold in the assault on Quebec. Montgomery would die during the snowy night attack on December 31 st ; an attack which would also see Arnold wounded and Daniel Morgan captured; including Mansfield’s future commander, Return Johnathan Meigs.