Battle of Quebec, General Richard Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama

The Battle of Quebec – The American Attempt To Invade Canada

Painting of the Battle of Quebec.

From December 8th to 31st, 1775, American forces, led by General Richard Montgomery, faught the British in the Battle of Quebec.

Sketch of the American General Richard Montgomery.

On December 31, 1775, General Richard Montgomery was killed during the end of the battle, and the Americans failed to capture Quebec, Canada, forcing a retreat. After this failure, the Americans did not attempt to invade Canada for the rest of the Revolutionary War.

Painting of the death of General Richard Montgomery.

Author’s Note:

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, and several other American cities, as well as Montgomery County, Maryland. as well as several other American counties, are named after General Richard Montgomery.

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