By: Andrew Gallup and Donald F. Shaffer
Heritage Books, Inc: (1992)
Seller ID: G0711
Condition: 284 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1992), 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 284 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
This work brings together information from primary and secondary sources concerning the equipment, daily life, and military service of the French colonial soldier in Canada during the final French and Indian War. Recruited in France by the Ministry of the Marine, these men were organized into independent companies-Les Compagnies Franches de la Marine-and assigned to posts throughout the French colonial empire. The marine in Canada was the only regular soldier in the colony from 1685 to 1755. His assignment to Canada was for life. After his term of service, he was expected to become a colonist.... View More...