The Battle of Quebec
Military History CPT Gonzalez
Carlos Colon Rivera
September 28, 2011
Battle of Quebec
he Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec, was a crucial
advance towards the battle ground Native Americans (Indians) and militia start
shooting against the British in an attempt to slow down their movement.
battle in North America’s theater of war of the French and Indian War in the United The battle, which began on
September 13, 1759, was fought between the British Army and Navy, and the French Army, on a plateau just outside the walls of Quebec City (1).
Figure 2 – Diagram of the assault on Quebec
British regulars continue forward the enemy
lines and fight their way into the plains. In a battle text maneuver the British army forms up two ranks extended one mile across the
Figure 1 - Drawing by a soldier of Wolfe 's army depicting the easy climbing of Wolfe 's soldiers
plain and holds the ground to fight the enemy.
The battle started at approximately 1000 hrs in a land originally own by a farmer named Abraham Martin. As the British Army
In the other hand, Gen. Montcalm (British CG1) prepares his troops lined across the formation and moves forward until is given the command to shot the first volley. This attack was ineffective because was shot to far from the enemy so the French advance within 40 yards from the British. They form again and strike another volley to the British, this time the cotenants can see each other faces. British soldiers stand the attack and reassume their formation. While the
French lines. French troops start retreating to the city of Quebec. Finally the Battle of the Plains of Abraham is over after 15 minutes. Warrior Ethos relationship
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