Category Archives: French Navy

The military of New France

The military of New France It consisted of a mix of regular soldiers from the French Army (Carignan-Salières Regiment) and French Navy (Troupes de la marine and Compagnies Franches de la Marine) supported by small local volunteer militia units (Colonial … Continue reading

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Fort Chambly

Fort Chambly 1840 above The first Fort was called Saint Louis and was constructed in 1665 by captain Jacques de Chambly, to protect New France from Iroquois attacks. After the fort begun to decay, it was burned by the Indians … Continue reading

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