TITLE

Women of WAR

AUTHOR(S)
MacLeod, D. Peter
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Beaver;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of women during the 1759 Quebec Campaign of the Seven Years War in Canada. British nurse and wife of a Royal Artillery gunner, Eleanor Job was notable for her medical efforts during the ongoing battle on the Plains of Abraham. Augustinian nun Marie-Joseph Legardeur de Repentigny, Soeur de la Visitation, managed the Hôpital Général in Quebec City, Quebec and oversaw the care of wounded from both the French and British forces.
ACCESSION #
43649477

 

Related Articles

  • After the capture of Quebec. Tallon, Beverly // Beaver;Feb2008, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p46 

    The article describes the aftermath of the capture of Quebec City, Quebec. There was not much left of Quebec City and the nearby countryside when the British took it over in 1759-1760. The conditions of surrender that allowed the settlers to return to France came into effect in 1763, after the...

  • The Last Battle. Smith, P. G. // Beaver;Feb2008, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p47 

    The article discusses the siege of Quebec City, Quebec. In the settlement of Quebec, almost half of the British soldiers, Scottish Highlanders, and American Rangers that made up the five-thousand-man garrison were unable to stand duty. James Murray, commander of the Quebec garrison, anxiously...

  • North Carolina and the Seven Years War, 1754-1758. Maass, John // Military Collector & Historian;Fall2003, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p155 

    The article presents information on the involvement of North Carolina in the Seven Years War, also known as the French and Indian War. While the state's involvement was less than other more populated northern British colonies, North Carolina was instructed by the colonial office in London,...

  • Chapter Six: THE END OF NEW FRANCE.  // Britain's Canada, 1613-1770;2005, p66 

    The article presents information on the last of the French and Indian Wars called the French and Indian War which broke out in 1754. The battle was restricted to frontier ports in New York and Pennsylvania. When the fighting began in Europe in 1756, it was known as the Seven Years' War. With the...

  • SEVEN YEARS' WAR.  // Reader's Companion to American History;1991, p984 

    The article offers information about Seven Years' War in the U.S. It is also called the French and Indian War in the colonies which lasted from 1756 to 1763, forming a chapter in the imperial struggle between Britain and France. It notes that in the early 1750s, France's expansion into the Ohio...

  • The Myth of French Abandonment. Dull, Jonathan R. // Northern Mariner / Le Marin du Nord;Jan2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1 

    The article makes the case that France did not abandon its settlement of New France during a conflict with Great Britain during 1757-1758. The author describes the historical background leading up to the fighting including harmonious relations between France and Great Britain following the death...

  • WOLFE'S MEN. Brumwell, Stephen // History Today;Sep2009, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p48 

    The article discusses a military battle in Quebec City, Quebec in 1759. The British Army, which was led by General James Wolfe, won the battle against French forces led by General Louis-Joseph Marquis de Montcalm. British victory in this battle ultimately led to the growth of the British empire...

  • "DESERTED HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE": MILITARY RUNAWAYS, THE BRITISH-AMERICAN PRESS, AND THE PROBLEM OF DESERTION DURING THE SEVEN YEARS' WAR. Agostini, Thomas // Journal of Social History;Summer2007, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p957 

    The author discusses the problem of desertion during the Seven Years' War in Colonial North America. Between 1755 through 1762, over 2000 soldiers were listed in newspapers from Nova Scotia to Georgia as deserters with rewards offered for their return. The author offers an analysis of the...

  • French Invasion. Kent, Donald H. // American Heritage;Summer1954, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p28 

    The article describes the French invasion of the Ohio Country in Pennsylvania, one of a series of events that resulted in the French and Indian War and in the Seven Years War. New France Governor Marquis Duquesne planned a military expedition and the construction of Fort Presque Isle, Fort Le...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics