Military List Of King George's War Battles

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List of every major King George's War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous King George's War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the King George's War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this King George's 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 King George's War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Examples of battles on this list include Siege of Annapolis Royal and Siege of Louisbourg.
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Battle at Port-la-Joye

The Battle at Port-la-Joye was a battle in King George's War that took place with British against Canadien troops and Mi'kmaq militia on the banks of present-day Hillsborough River, Prince Edward Island in the summer of 1746. French officer de Ramezay sent French and Mi'kmaq forces to Port-la-Joye where they surprised and defeated a company of 200 Massachusetts militia in two British naval vessels that were gathering provisions for recently captured Louisbourg. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Prince Edward Island, Canada

Part of: King George's War

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Battle of Grand Pré

The Battle of Grand Pré, also known as the Battle of Minas and the Grand Pre Massacre, was a battle in King George's War that took place between New England forces and Canadian, Mi'kmaq and Acadian forces at present-day Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia in the winter of 1747 during the War of the Austrian Succession. The New England forces were contained to Annapolis Royal and wanted to secure the head of the Bay of Fundy. Led by Nicolas Antoine II Coulon de Villiers and Louis de la Corne, Chevalier de la Corne under orders from Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Roch de Ramezay, the French forces surprised and defeated a force of Massachusetts militia that were quartered in the village. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Nova Scotia, Canada

Part of: King George's War

Combatants: Early modern France, Kingdom of Great Britain, France

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Northeast Coast Campaign (1745)

The Northeast Coast Campaign (1745) occurred during King George's War from 19 July until 5 September 1745. Three weeks after the British Siege of Louisbourg (1745), the Wabanaki Confederacy of Acadia retaliated by attacking New England settlements along the coast of present-day Maine below the Kennebec River, the former border of Acadia. They attacked English settlements on the coast of present-day Maine between Berwick and St. Georges, within two months there were 11 raids - every town on the frontier had been attacked. Casco was the principal settlement. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Berwick, Maine, United States of America

Part of: King George's War

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Raid on Canso

The Raid on Canso was an attack by French forces from Louisbourg on the British outpost Fort William Augustus at Canso, Nova Scotia shortly after war declarations opened King George's War. The French raid was intended to boost morale, secure Louisbourg's supply lines with the surrounding Acadian settlements, and deprive Britain of a base from which to attack Louisbourg. While the settlement was utterly destroyed, the objective failed, since the British launched an attack on Louisbourg in 1745, using Canso as a staging area. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Canso, Canada

Part of: King George's War

Combatants: Early modern France, Kingdom of Great Britain