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  1. Louis-Joseph de Montcalm-Gozon, Marquis de Montcalm de Saint-Veran (French pronunciation: [lwi ʒozɛf də mɔ̃kalm ɡʁozɔ̃]; 28 February 1712 – 14 September 1759) was a French soldier best known as the commander of the forces in North America during the Seven Years' War (whose North American theatre is also referred to as the French and ...

  2. Mar 27, 2024 · Louis-Joseph de Montcalm-Grozon, marquis de Montcalm was a general who served as commander in chief of French forces in Canada (1756–59) during the Seven Years’ War, a worldwide struggle between Great Britain and France for colonial possessions. Montcalm joined the army as an ensign at age nine.

  3. With the outbreak of the French and Indian War, King Louis XV sent Montcalm to North America. He quickly gained a victory over the British when his force of 3,500 regular French, Canadian militia and Native American troops captured Fort Oswego in August 1756.

  4. Jan 21, 2008 · Louis-Joseph, Marquis de Montcalm, Lieutenant General in the French forces in New France (born 28 February 1712 near Nîmes, France; died 14 September 1759 in Quebec City, Canada). A career soldier, he served in many campaigns in Europe before coming to fight in North America during the Seven Years’ War.

  5. Louis-Joseph de Montcalm-Gozon, Marquis de Montcalm de Saint-Veran ( French pronunciation: [ lwi ʒozɛf də mɔ̃kalm ɡʁozɔ̃]; 28 February 1712 – 14 September 1759) was a French soldier best known as the commander of the forces in North America during the Seven Years' War (whose North American theatre is also referred to as the French and Indian War ).

  6. Biography. Louis-Joseph de Montcalm. Born in 1712 near Nimes, France, young Montcalm came from a distinguished and noble family, and started his military life at the early age of nine. His...

  7. MONTCALM, LOUIS-JOSEPH DE, Marquis de MONTCALM, seigneur of Saint-Veran, Candiac, Tournemine, Vestric, Saint-Julien, and Arpaon, Baron de Gabriac, lieutenant-general; b. at Candiac, France, 28 Feb. 1712, son of Louis-Daniel de Montcalm and Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte de Lauris de Castellane; d. at Quebec 14 Sept. 1759.

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