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The Fight With France for North America: 3rd edition

By: A. G. Bradley

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B2331


Beginning with the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, and the conditions and characteristics of the British-American colonies in Canada in 1750, the author lays the background for the French designs against British expansion. He then proceeds to describe the various clashes between the two European powers in America, including the fight at Great Meadows, Braddock’s Expedition, and Johnson’s futile campaign on Lake George, that led to the formal declaration of war between Fra... View more info

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Memoir of a French and Indian War Soldier [by] "Jolicoeur" Charles Bonin

By: Andrew Gallup

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0872


This memoir is unique. It is not only a first-person account of the French and Indian War, a scarce commodity, but it is also the work of a common soldier, rarer still. Charles Bonin's story reads as if the reader were sharing wine with the old veteran in a Paris cafe. It was first published in Quebec by Abbe H. R. Casgrain in 1887. In 1941, the Pennsylvania Historical Commission translated Casgrain's work. This edition includes the notes of the previous editions and add... View more info

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The Celoron Expedition to the Ohio Country, 1749: The Reports of Pierre-Joseph Celoron and Father Bonnecamps

By: Andrew Gallup

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0606


Few Americans have heard of the 1749 French expedition into western Pennsylvania and southern Ohio, known as the Céloron Expedition. The limited interest in this trek has often centered on the lead plates that the French buried along the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers. France was pressured to take action as English traders became dominant in the disputed Ohio territory. The French sent Captain Pierre-Joseph Céloron de Blainville with a large force to show the flag and compe... View more info

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La Marine: The French Colonial Soldier in Canada, 1745-1761

By: Andrew Gallup and Donald F. Shaffer

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0711


This work brings together information from primary and secondary sources concerning the equipment, daily life, and military service of the French colonial soldier in Canada during the final French and Indian War. Recruited in France by the Ministry of the Marine, these men were organized into independent companies-Les Compagnies Franches de la Marine-and assigned to posts throughout the French colonial empire. The marine in Canada was the only regular soldier in the colo... View more info

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French and Indian War Notices Abstracted from Colonial Newspapers, Volume 1: 1754-1755

By: Armand Francis Lucier

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L1085


This compendium of articles concerns the first two years of the French and Indian War as reported in accounts culled from different newspapers published in Britain's North American colonies and Europe. It was through these articles, letters from government officials, concerned citizens and common soldiers, public addresses, notices and editorials that the British subjects were kept abreast of the dramatic conflict developing in the Upper Ohio Valley, Nova Scotia, Acadia ... View more info

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French and Indian War Notices Abstracted from Colonial Newspapers, Volume 3: January 1, 1758-September 17, 1759

By: Armand Francis Lucier

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L1303


Abercrombie's humiliating defeat at Ticonderoga in 1758 was the last straw for the beleaguered British Army. After three years of attempts to remove the French from their settlements and forts on English territory, the British resolved to replace their inept, politically appointed commanders with reputable generals. The new strategy proposed and adopted was to combine the British regulars, provincial forces and militias into three expeditions to attack the French on thre... View more info

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French and Indian War Notices Abstracted from Colonial Newspapers, Volume 2: 1756-1757

By: Armand Francis Lucier

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L1219


Experience the French and Indian War through weekly newspaper reports from events of 1756 and 1757. Lists events of colonial America, Forts Oswego and William Henry fall to the French, along with Robert Rogers and his Rangers in their expeditions around Ticonderoga. This book contains exact articles, with rumors, facts, unconfirmed reports, extracts of private letters, descriptions of forts and settlements, along with Indian and French troop movements. View more info

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French and Indian War Notices Abstracted from Colonial Newspapers, Volume 4: September 17, 1759 to December 30, 1760

By: Armand Francis Lucier

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L1378


Packed full of action and drama: soldiers march, ships sail, guns roar; generals fall, villages burn and scalping knives drip with gore. These unaltered newspaper articles consist of letters, reports and perhaps a few exaggerations; still, they represent the type of information that was flowing from the printing presses to the general public. The battle for Quebec on the Plains of Abraham occurred on September 13, 1759, but news traveled slowly and the citizens in Boston... View more info

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Pontiac’s Conspiracy & Other Indian Affairs: Notices Abstracted from Colonial Newspapers, 1763-1765

By: Armand Francis Lucier

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L1460


The French & Indian War ended in victory for the English, and the French were forced to cede all of their forts, settlements and land-holdings east of the Mississippi River, save for New Orleans. This change of hands was followed by a flood of new English settlers. The Indian tribes inhabiting these lands found themselves displaced by the new settlers. Pontiac, sachem of the Ottawa, resolved to resist the incursion and in doing so united all the Indian nations who had be... View more info

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French and Indian War Battlesites: A Controversy

By: Bob Bearor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B1475


"Bob Bearor has combined his deep love of North America's heritage with extensive real world research to create this easily read book. I highly recommend it as a thoroughly enjoyable and valuable contribution to our understanding of this critical period in the forming of our nation." - George C. Neumann, author of Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. Searching through his beloved Adirondack woods wearing 18th-century clothing and equip... View more info

The Battle On Snowshoes

By: Bob Bearor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0619


"I awoke shivering in my blankets the next morning, at the site where Rogers and the remnants of his Rangers had passed the cold terrible night, and as dawn appeared I looked over the snow-and-ice-covered lake. I rolled up my blankets, took a drink of brandy in salute to those brave men of both sides, and then headed back towards home. The research was over; it was time to write the book." On the afternoon of March 13, 1758, in the snow-covered Adirondack Mountai... View more info

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Leading By Example, Partisan Fighters & Leaders Of New France, 1660-1760: Volume One

By: Bob Bearor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B2068


Out of the beautiful but harsh Canadian wilderness came the rugged leaders who defended New France from Britain as those two countries struggled for control of North America. Unfortunately, the extraordinary accomplishments of these great partisan leaders often become lost in the telling of the larger story of the colonial conflicts. Volume One tells the stories of two great partisans, Jacques LeMoyne de Ste. Hélène and Charles-Michel de Langlade. Ste. Hélène led the... View more info

The History of Rogers’ Rangers: Volume 4, The St. Francis Raid

By: Burt Garfield Loescher

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L2077


At last, from the undisputed expert on Rogers' Rangers, here is the long-awaited chronicle of this tragic and infamous event. This phenomenal "commando" attack, initially successful, would be forever scarred by the violent deaths and starvation suffered by the Rangers during their return journey. Burt Loescher traveled thousands of miles tracing the routes of the separate Ranger parties, interviewing old-timers and descendants, and digging through hundreds of arc... View more info

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The History of Rogers’ Rangers, Volume 3: Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers

By: Burt Garfield Loescher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L1967


You have read about their daring exploits as the first elite fighting unit in America, but have you ever wondered just who the individual Rangers were? Was one of them your ancestor? A treasure trove of biographical material, this work contains information on more than 200 Rangers (some of whom served in both the French and Indian War and the American Revolution), the legendary Robert Rogers himself, John Stark, the Brewers, Moses Hazen, the Stockbridge Mohegans, and the... View more info

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True Stories of New England Captives Carried to Canada During the Old French and Indian Wars

By: C. Alice Baker

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0420


Recounts in detail the Indian attacks at Wells and York, Maine, Dover, New Hampshire, and Hatfield, Haverhill, and Deerfield, Massachusetts. Focuses on a few of the participants with extensive genealogical and biographical data. The families treated are: Baker, Nims, Otis, Plaisted, Rishworth, Rising, Sayward, Sheldon, Silver, Stockwell, Stebbins, Wheelwright, and Williams. The captives discussed in detail here are only treated briefly in the companion volume by Coleman. View more info

Relief is Greatly Wanted: The Battle of Fort William Henry

By: Edward J. Dodge

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D0932


Controversy has always surrounded accounts of this fort's siege, the capitulation, and events that followed. This famous battle, which has been retold many times and dramatized in The Last of the Mohicans, is here given a fresh treatment, primarily with the help of material found in the Loudon Papers in the Huntington Museum. Eyewitness accounts of the siege are supplemented with excerpts from Kilby's Journal, Maj. William Eyre's Report and the Monro-Webb correspondence,... View more info

New England Captives Carried to Canada Between 1677 and 1760 During the French and Indian Wars

By: Emma Lewis Coleman

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0257


In 1897, C. Alice Baker published True Stories of New England Captives Carried to Canada During the Old French and Indian Wars, which Heritage Books reprinted several years ago, but which is now out of print. Following the initial publication of that work, Ms. Baker and Emma Lewis Coleman continued to research this topic, scouring the libraries and archives of New England and Canada for information. Following the death of Ms. Baker, Ms. Coleman prepared the present volum... View more info

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The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada

By: Francis Parkman

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P2309


Destined to melt and vanish before the advancing waves of Anglo-American power, the Indians of North America saw the danger, and, led by a great and daring champion, struggled fiercely to avert it. This classic and comprehensive study examines the catalysts, personalities, places, battles and consequences of Pontiac's War. In his unique narrative style, Parkman describes the various tribes, the effect of the advance of French and English colonization, the interrelationsh... View more info

Indian Wars of New England, Volume 3

By: Herbert Milton Sylvester

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S1079


This is an especially valuable work for students of the French and Indian War. The extensive notes alone provide an abundance of further research materials.As the European powers struggled for control over the New World, the colonists endured wave after wave of brutal Indian attacks. This final volume of the series contains four separate sections: Queen Anne's War, Lovewell's War, Governor Shirley's War and the French and Indian War. Queen Anne's War was known in Europe ... View more info

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New France and New England

By: John Fiske

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: F0650


"It is my purpose…to deal with the rise and fall of New France, and the development of the English colonies as influenced by the prolonged struggle with that troublesome and dangerous neighbour." Here, find a comprehensive history that will interest anyone who desires a thorough knowledge of the events leading up to the French and Indian War. Highlights include: the beginnings of Quebec and Montreal; the arrival of the Jesuits; witchcraft problems; the rise in ... View more info