National Battlefields Commission Battles 1759-1760

This video is an account of the siege of Quebec in 1759-1760 as described by those who were there. Everything you will hear is based on historic sources, such as personal letters and diaries, describing the siege of the city. Nearly 20 military and civilian witnesses tell their story. For a clearer picture of events, they are grouped together under four categories: French, Canadian, British and Indigenous. Throughout this emotionally charged account, listen to the echo of those who lived through turbulent times of war. The video is adapted from the immersive projection on the siege of Québec and the battles of the Plains of Abraham presented in the Museum of the Plains of Abraham’s permanent exhibition.

  • 2020
  • 00:25:47
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/21/2020 users can access content from outside their institution. You must find your access code and then create an account.

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