Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Wars, Battles and Conflicts > French Regime, 1603-1760
Date > 1800 > 1860-1869
This report discusses the organizational features of the militia of the separate provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island prior to Confederation.
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This report discusses the growth and development of the Canadian Militia from its beginnings in early New France until Confederation in 1867.
With its obvious strategic location, Signal Hill became the site of harbour defences from the 18th century through the Second World War. The last battle of the Seven Years' War in North America was fought here in 1762.
Introduction by W.A.B. Douglas, Director Directorate of History, Program Chairman. Articles in a variety of languages including: English, German, French, Italian, Portugese, Spanish, Russian, Greek.
This publication offers nine examples of Canadian campaigns chosen from different periods of history. It also includes a very brief history of the development of Canadian Army organization. The Principles of War, in the form adopted by the Canadian Chiefs of Staff, are printed as an appendix.
A list of the regiments and other units of the American, British, Canadian, French and Spanish militaries that served in present-day Canada during the period 1755-1871. Included are the dates of each unit's service, and the modern-day provinces in which the service was done.
Series of five maps illustrate the shifting boundaries of European land claims in North America from 1756 to 1871.
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.
A list of the most important military engagements between 1755 and 1870 in Canada
Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City was the capital of the French colony until 1759, when British troops conquered it. The city and the colony were brought into the British empire in 1763 by the treatise of Paris. Canada and the city of Quebec remained an English colony until the confederation of Canada in 1867