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Charles de Salaberry : soldier of the Empire, defender of Quebec

Author: J Patrick Wohler
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, 1984
Series: Dundurn lives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles de Salaberry (1778-1829) was a brilliant military figure who played a vital role in the War of 1812. A French-Canadian, he attained both rank and honour in the British army. He was a hero of Chateauguay and instrumental in the formation of the Canadian Voltigeurs and a respected advocate of French-Canadian rights. This book paints a vivid picture of a man whose pride and honour were part of an ancient family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wohler, J. Patrick.
Charles de Salaberry : Soldier of the Empire, Defender of Quebec.
Toronto : Dundurn, ©1996
Named Person: Charles Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry; Charles Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Wohler
ISBN: 9781459715219 1459715217
OCLC Number: 839198348
Description: 1 online resource (159 pages) : illustrations, digital file.
Contents: 1. What's in a Name? --
2. Lessons in the Indies --
3. Service in England --
4. Return to Canada --
5. The War Begins --
6. The Campaign Against Montreal --
1813 --
7. The Battle of Chateauguay --
8. The War Carries On --
9. The End of A Military Career --
10. De Salaberry in Public Life --
11. The Tradition Carries On --
Appendix A: De Salaberry's Letter to his after the Battle of Chateauguay --
Appendix B: Letter from Panet (Speaker of the Assembly) and the Assembly's Vote of Thanks --
Appendix C: De Salaberry in Literature.
Series Title: Dundurn lives.
Responsibility: by J. Patrick Wohler.
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Charles de Salaberry (1778-1829) was a brilliant military figure who played a vital role in the War of 1812. A French-Canadian, he attained both rank and honour in the British army. He was a hero of Chateauguay and instrumental in the formation of the Canadian Voltigeurs and a respected advocate of French-Canadian rights. This book paints a vivid picture of a man whose pride and honour were part of an ancient family tradition, whose accomplishments were unique in the history of Lower Canada.

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