Title: Memoirs On The Late War In North America ...
Publisher: Old Fort Niagara Association
Publication Date: 1994
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 5th or later Edition.
Old Fort Niagara Assoc., 1994. Hardcover. Royal Octavo. In Fine condition, a superior edition of gift quality. Reprint of 1781. 568p. Maps. Leatherette. A very handsome copy. Pouchot (April 8, 1712 - 1769) was a French military engineer and officer in the French regular army. He was born at Grenoble, France, son of a merchant. In 1733 he joined the regular army as a volunteer engineer and on May 1, 1734 was appointed a second lieutenant in the Regiment de Bearn. He later served in Italy, Flanders, and Germany and became an assistant adjutant within ten years. In the War of the Austrian Succession his engineering service won distinction and he received the cross of the order of St. Louis and in September, 1748 a Captain's commission. Seven Years' War in North America:The French and Indian War, St. Lawrence and Mohawk theater Lake George Fort Bull Fort Oswego 1st Snowshoes Sabbath Day Point Fort William Henry German Flatts 2nd Snowshoes Fort Carillon Fort Frontenac La Belle-Famille Fort Niagara Fort Ticonderoga Beauport Quebec St. Francis Sainte-Foy Thousand Islands In 1754 during the French and Indian War his regiment was selected for service in Canada. He arrived at Fort Frontenac in July, 1755 and then was sent to Fort Niagara to improve its defenses. In July and August, 1756 he assisting in laying out the siege works in the Battle of Fort Oswego. After came construction in Montreal, then Fort Ticonderoga and Fort Frontenac. He was then given command of Fort Niagara. In October 1757, he was removed from his command at Fort Niagara and rejoined his regiment in Montreal. He was dispatched again as commander of Fort Niagara in March, 1759 (Wikipedia). Bookseller Inventory # 000089
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