- Ste. Foy, Battle of
- Took place on April 28, 1760, when Murray, in command of the British troops, made a sortie from the citadel of Quebec upon the besieging French force under Lévis, and was defeated, being driven back into his intrenchments.Index: WM Description of, 264; horrors of battlefield, 265; news of, causes joy in Canadian parishes, 266; victory nullified by arrival of British fleet, 267. See alsoQuebec, siege of, 1759; Quebec, siege of, 1760; Lévis; Murray.Bib.: Doughty, Siege of Quebec; Wood, The Fight for Canada; Bradley, The Fight with France.
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