Battle of Carillon Reenactment at Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Last weekend, Fort Ticonderoga commemorated the 259th anniversary of the Battle of Carillon with a series of events called “Montcalm’s Cross,” after French General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm. The battle was fought on July 8, 1758, during the French and Indian War. It was the bloodiest battle of the Seven Years War fought in North America, with over 3,000 casualties. French losses were about 400, while more than 2,000 were British. Music is the “March Du Regiment Saintonge” by Middlesex County Volunteers Fifes & Drums. Watch in HD for full effect.
Posted on July 26, 2017, in Forts and Battlefields, History, Travel and tagged Fort Carillon, Fort Ticonderoga, French and Indian War, Lake Champlain, Living History, Living History Education Foundation, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Montcalm's Cross, Reenactment, Seven Years' War, Siege of Fort Ticonderoga. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.