Journal de la campagne de M[onsieu]r de Villiers depuis son arrivée au fort du Quesne jusqu'à son retour audit fort : manuscript, 1754

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About this Item

Creator
Coulon de Villiers, Louis , 1710-1757
Type
essayDiaries-Canada-18th century.Maps-Canada-18th century.
Language
French
Origin
Canada
Description
1 v. (16 p.) ; 33 cm.
Date
1754
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/009917249

Content Notes

Diary describes ambush of his brother's Canadian troop by the Virginia militia under George Washington, subsequent battle to avenge his death, and articles of re-capitulation.

Biographical Notes

Coulon de Villiers was an officer in command of colonial regular troops at Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh, Pa.)