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Saturday, December 31, 2005

230th Anniversary Of General Montgomery's Death Today.

In 1775, the British repulsed an attack by Continental Army generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec; Montgomery was killed. Montgomery County, New York was, of course, named after General Montgomery as are the other Montgomery Counties scattered throughout the United States.


  • A forgotten hero of the war. According to all accounts, a very good soldier and a professional. He served as an officer in the British Army before coming to the Colonies. Died storming Quebec. Thanks for reminding me.

    By Anonymous Democratus, at 9:45 AM  

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