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This was the American phase of a worldwide, nine-years' war (1754-63) fought between France and Great Britain. (The European phase was the Seven Years' War [1756-63].) It determined the control of the vast colonial territory of North America. Three earlier phases of this extended contest for overseas mastery are treated separately: King William's War (1689-97), Queen Anne's War (1702-13), and King George's War (1744-48).

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Overview
° Overview of French-Indian War by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
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A Few Acres of Snow : The Saga of the French and Indian Wars by Robert Leckie
The History of the Indian Wars in New England : From the First Settlement to the Termination of the War With King Philip in 1677 (2 Vols in 1) by William Hubbard
French Indian Wars Battles
° Battle of Great Meadows Fort Necessity first battle of the War in 1754
° Battle of Lake George 1755
° Fort Ticonderoga, July 8, 1758: 42nd Highland Regiment (formerly Black Watch)
° Louisbourg, Cape Breton, June 2-July 27, 1758: Fraser's Highlanders (78th)
° Fort DuQuesne (Fort Pitt), July-Nov, 1758: Montgomerie's Highlanders (77th)
° Martinique & Guadeloupe, Jan-Apr, 1759: 2nd Battalion of the Royal Highlanders (42nd)
° Ticonderoga-Niagara, Jul, 1759: Royal Highlanders (42nd) & Montgomery's Highlanders (77th)
° Heights of Abraham, September 13, 1759: Fraser's Highlanders (78th)
° Quebec, Apr 28-May 10, l760: Fraser's Highlanders (78th)
° Little Keome & Fort Loudon, June-Aug, 1760: Montgomery's Highlanders (77th)
° Montreal, Aug-Sep 8, 1760: Royal Highlanders (42nd) & Fraser's Highlanders (78th)
° Dominique, June 1761: Montgomery's Highlanders (77th)
° Martinique & Havannah, 1762: Royal Highlanders (42nd) & Montgomery's Highlanders (77th)
° St. John's, Newfoundland, 1762: Montgomery's Highlanders (77th) & Fraser's Highlanders (78th)
° Bushy Run, Aug 4-6, 1763: Royal Highlanders (42nd) & Montgomery's Highlanders (77th)
° Fort Pitt & Indian Warfare, 1764-1765: Royal Highlanders (42nd)
° Letter from Baron de Dieskau to Count d'Argenson, Camp of the English army at Lake St. Sacrement, 14th September, 1755 Account of French defeat in Canada, 1755
° General Braddock's Defeat, 1755
° Robert Clive writes about the Battle of Calcutta, 1757
° Robert Clive writes about the Battle of Plassey, 1757
° General Townshend's Report on the Fall of Quebec, 1759
° Captain Knox's Account of the Fall of Quebec, 1759
French Indian Wars Biographies
° Montcalm ~ French Major General
° Wolfe ~British General
° Jeffrey Amherst ~ British Commander in Chief
° Edward Braddock ~ British Commander in Chief
° Thomas Gage ~ British General and Colonial Governor
° William Shirley ~ British governor
° Robert Dinwiddie ~ British Lieut. Gov. of Virginia

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° William Pitt, the Elder
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° Rules of Rogers' Rangers, 1759
French Indian Wars Genealogy & History Resources
° List of French-Indian War Ancestors
° Colonial Archives at the National Archives of Canada Search the detailed descriptions (file or item) of textual documents pertaining primarily to the British and French colonial periods and archival collections relating to the Catholic Church.
° Jeffrey Amherst Papers Correspondence during the French Indian War to and from Sir Jeffery Amherst, first Baron Amherst (1717-1797) and military officer, who was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in North America in 1758. Fonds consists of the Amherst Manuscripts which constitute a valuable source concerning events in North America during the pivotal period of the Seven Years' War.
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° FRENCH-INDIAN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the French and Indian war. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to french-indian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or french-indian-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
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