35th Regiment of Foot
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Detailed Unit History of the 35th Regiment of Foot during the French & Indian War Period

1750:  January 4th, George Munro is promoted to Lt. Colonel of the 35th Regiment.

1751:  35th Regiment of Foot is presented with new stand of Colours.

1755:  War breaks out with France in North America

1756:  35th Regiment sails for America, arrives in New York under command of Lt. Col. George Munro.

1756-57: Regiment forms part of the garrison at Fort William Henry.  Forced to surrender to General Montcalm on August 9, 1757.  Many soldiers and their families are massacred by Native Indian allies of the French whom the French Commanders were unable to restrain.  Lt. Colonel Munro later dies of a heart attack in Albany (not hacked up by Indians, despite what the movie "The Last of the Mohicans" depicts).

1758:  Battle of Fortress Louisboug, Cape Breton Island, outside the St. Lawrence.  British forces seize the fortress, securing the St. Lawrence for British ships entering Canada.

1759:  Battle of Quebec:  Lt. Brown of the Light Co. 35th Regiment, is the first to land at Quebec, followed by the 40th Regiment.  The 35th, under LT Col. Henry Fletcher, forms right of British Line and breaks the line of the Royal Roussillon Regiment.

1760:  Defense of Quebec.

1760:  Capture of Montreal

Unit sails to the West Indies.

1762:  Battle and capture of Martinique.  Capture of Havanna, Cuba.

1763:  Seven Year's War (French & Indian War) Ends

    Members have the distinct privilege to camp on and experience historical sites along the eastern seaboard. Most events to be held in Upstate NY, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire at historic sites, forts and public venues.

    Alan Whitney, Regimental Commander

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