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Sunday, 13 October 2013

My French army in Canada 1755-63

After 20 years, I finally have been able to put together my French army.  (www.cmhg.gc.ca)      Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Marquis de Montcalm (1712-1759)Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Marquis de Montcalm (1712-1759)
Click for larger image(plasticsoldierreview)         Gunner, Cannonier-Bombardier (cmhg)
France sent 7 metropolitian regiments to garrison Canada. Soldier of the canonniers-bombardiers between 1750 and 1760

Drummer of the Compagnies franches de la Marine in New France, 1755-1760(www.cmhg.gc.ca) Soldier of the Compagnies franches de la Marine of Canada, 1757-1760 Soldiers of the Compagnies franches de la Marine of Canada, 1757-1760 (www.cmhg.gc.ca) Soldier of the Compagnies franches de la Marine in New France, between 1750 and 1755
 

 They sent 4 regiments to Louisbourg.
Regiment Artois
Regiment Bourgogne 
Regiment CambisSoldier with regimental colour, régiment de Cambis, circa 1758
Regiment Volunteer EtrangerSoldier of the régiment des Volontaires-Étrangers, 1758

The garrison of Quebec
 régiment de la Reine  (red)Soldiers, French régiment de la Reine and régiment de Languedoc, circa 1756
 régiment de Languedoc (blue) (www.cmhg.gc.ca)


Grenadier of the French Guyenne regiment (left) and a corporal from the Béarn regiment (right), circa 1756 (www.cmhg.gc.ca)
 Grenadier of the French Guyenne regiment (left) and a corporal from the Béarn regiment (right), circa 1756

Regiment Du BearnSoldier with regimental colour, régiment de Béarn, circa 1757-1760

Regiment Guyenne (www.cmhg.gc.ca)Soldier with regimental colour, régiment de Guyenne, circa 1755-1760
Regiment du Berry


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Additionally, this Soldier with regimental colour, Montrevel Regiment, circa 1762 took part in the attack on St. Johns Newfoundland.   Soldier with regimental colour, Montrevel Regiment, circa 1762

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