Canadian Military History Gateway
Date > 1600 > 1640-1649 > 1642
Subject > Strategy and Tactics
A new settlement was begun, westwards of Quebec in Iroquois territory at Ville-Marie (later Montreal) in 1642. Another big development for the colony was the arrival of 60 soldiers paid for by the Queen of France.
The Saint-Louis forts and châteaux site is complex. It consists of three elements: the forts, châteaux and gardens. There were a total of four forts and two Châteaux
This historic site celebrates the rich communications and military history of Signal Hill and sits amidst a spectacular view of St. John's and the sea.
The Iroquois, well equipped and well trained in the use of firearms, constantly attack newly-built Fort Richelieu. The French are forced to abandon this strategically vital fort.