Friday, July 03, 2009

Live-blogging the siege of Quebec 3

July 5, 1759: Two military couriers come in to Montcalm from the north shore beyond the Ile d'Orléans. Both report that the British navy is having little trouble navigating the river. Large numbers of British warships are now moving safely through the narrows and channels of the river, bringing the main body of the British army and supplies and most of the naval firepower, the forces thatwill prosecute the siege of the city together.
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