James Wolfe Journal on Quebec Attack

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James Wolfe’s
Journal

Dear journal,
The king of Brittan has ordered me to lead the attack on the city of Quebec. My army consists of 22 gunships, 27 frigates, 80 transport ships, 55 smaller ships, 9000 soldiers, 18000 sailors, 2000 cannons, 400000 and cannonballs. Taking over Quebec is going to be easy. I plan to attack Beauport shore then go and attack Quebec.

Sincerely,
James

Dear journal,
We have lost the fight at the Beauport shore and I am sending a small force to the Beauport shore to make it look like I am going to attack there but my main attack is going to be the Plains of Abraham. There is a small narrow path called the Anse-au-Foulon a path to the river for getting water.

Sincerely,
James

Dear journal,
I am now attacking the Plains of Abraham I have ordered my men to make a thin line of 3 rows so the first line can fire an bend down then the next line can fire and bend down then finally the 3rd line can fire then they will repeat. We are calling this the thin red line because of the thin line of soldiers wearing red coats.

Sincerely,
James

Dear journal,
We the British have won the battle and the French have demanded that they can keep there Roman Catholic religion, the French can go back to France, won’t have to fight France and that French merchants can continue their treading as before

Sincerely, James
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