French and Indian War

Battle of Ticonderoga
Marquis de Montcalm and French troops celebrating their victory at the Battle of Ticonderoga on 8th July 1758 in the French and Indian War ©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1759 Jul 26

Battle of Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga, New York

The 1759 Battle of Ticonderoga was a minor confrontation at Fort Carillon (later renamed Fort Ticonderoga) on July 26 and 27, 1759, during the French and Indian War. A British military force of more than 11,000 men under the command of General Sir Jeffery Amherst moved artillery to high ground overlooking the fort, which was defended by a garrison of 400 Frenchmen under the command of Brigadier General François-Charles de Bourlamaque.


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Last Updated: : Mon Sep 26 2022