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The Culture of War, Part 3: The English during the French and Indian War (1754 - 1763)

The War Period (1754 – 1763) – The English

Colonial soldiers of the 18th century, particularly those of the provincial forces, were arguably mischaracterized for much of recent history. 1,572 more words

Military History

Historical Fiction Research and Chapter One for Language of the Bear

Language of the Bear is THIS close to publication! We had some back and forth with our editor for a bit, and are now finalizing edits and cover art. 408 more words

Evan Ronan

June 23rd, 1757 — The Death of John Tidd

Sometimes my ancestors weren’t so lucky.

On June 23rd, 1757, during the French & Indian War — what some have described as the first world war and known outside of North America as the Seven Years’ War — John Tidd, my great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather, was murdered and scalped by “a large body of Indians” near… 46 more words

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The Culture of War Part 2: The War Period (1754 – 1763) – Native Americans

The War Period (1754 – 1763) – Native Americans

To a certain extent, Native Americans living in the Ohio Valley region, as well as some still dwelling on the periphery of the English colonies, found that their interests lined up quite neatly with those of the French, whose government operated to the north in Canada. 1,262 more words

Military History

Culture of War: French and Indian War (Part 1)

When the British Empire and France once again went to war in 1754, scarcely five years after the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ended the War of the Austrian Succession (or King George’s War, as it was known in America), Britain and her colonies were exceedingly well positioned for victory in North America. 1,347 more words

Military History

My Book's Coming Out Next Month! Wanna Know What it's About?

You guys! Guess what! I have a book coming out!

(You can tell I’m excited because I almost never use exclamation points.)

To make a long story short, I wrote a historical adventure with my friend… 349 more words

Evan Ronan

The Battle of Carillon

Located on a point between the waterways of Lake Champlain and Lake George in today’s upstate New York, Fort Carillon seemed the ultimate strategic prize during the French and Indian War. 1,163 more words