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.

Battle of Quebec, General Richard Montgomery, Montgomery County, Maryland, Quebec, Canada

Montgomery County, Maryland – Named After General Richard Montgomery During The Revolutionary War

Richard Montgomery was an Irish soldier who served in Britain’s army while living in the American colonies. During the Revolutionary War, Richard Montgomery pledged allegiance to the rebel cause and served as a general under General George Washington’s army. From December 8th to December 31st, General Montgomery faught in the Battle of Quebec and died at the last day of the battle.

Montgomery County, Maryland was founded during the Revolutionary War, in 1776, and the county was named after General Richard Montgomery.