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List Of French and Indian War Battles

Updated June 14, 2019 22.1k views37 items

List of every major French and Indian War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous French and Indian War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the French and Indian War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this French and Indian War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these French and Indian War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Battles here include everything from Battle of Fort Oswego to Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
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    Action of 8 June 1755

    The Action of 8 June 1755 was a naval battle between France and Great Britain early in the French and Indian War. The British captured the third-rate French ships Alcide and Lys off Cape Race, Newfoundland in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The battle contributed to the eventual war declarations that in 1756 formally began the Seven Years' War.... more on Wikipedia
    • Locations: Cape Race, Canada
    • Part of: French and Indian War
    • Combatants: Early modern France, Kingdom of Great Britain
    • Commanders: Edward Boscawen
  • On November 12, 1757 during the French and Indian War, a company of French and Indian warriors staged an attack on German Flatts, on the north side of the Mohawk River in the British Province of New York. The settlement of Palatine German refugees and their families was destroyed, and many of the women and children were taken prisoner.... more on Wikipedia
    • Locations: German Flatts, New York, United States of America
    • Part of: French and Indian War
    • Combatants: Early modern France, Kingdom of Great Britain, France
    • Commanders: Louis-Joseph de Montcalm
  • Battle of Beauport
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    The Battle of Beauport, also known as the Battle of Montmorency, fought on 31 July 1759, was an important confrontation between the British and French Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War of the French province of Canada. The attack conducted by the British against the French defense line of Beauport, some five kilometres east of Quebec was checked, and the British soldiers of General James Wolfe retreated with 443 casualties and losses.... more on Wikipedia
    • Locations: Québec, Canada
    • Part of: French and Indian War, Seven Years' War
    • Combatants: Kingdom of Great Britain, France
    • Commanders: Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, James Wolfe
  • Battle of Carillon
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    The Battle of Carillon, also known as the 1758 Battle of Ticonderoga, was fought on July 8, 1758, during the French and Indian War. It was fought near Fort Carillon on the shore of Lake Champlain in the frontier area between the British colony of New York and the French colony of Canada. In the battle, which took place primarily on a rise about three-quarters of a mile from the fort itself, a French army of about 4,000 men under General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm and the Chevalier de Levis decisively defeated an overwhelmingly numerically superior force of British troops under General James Abercrombie, which frontally assaulted an entrenched French position without using field artillery. The... more on Wikipedia
    • Locations: Fort Carillon
    • Part of: French and Indian War
    • Combatants: Early modern France, Kingdom of Great Britain
    • Commanders: George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, James Abercrombie, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm