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The “Louisbourg Grenadiers”

Les grenadiers de Louisbourg

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
1. The “Louisbourg Grenadiers” Marker
Inscription. English:
(Grenadiers of Battalions left at Louisbourg) formed the right of the actual front, which, itself, formed the first two-deep “thin red line” the world had ever seen 13th September 1759.


French:
Constituaient la droite de la ligne ouverte à deux rangs formée les “habits rouges” sur toute la longueur de front, première formation du genre que le monde eût connue. 13 septembre 1759.

 
Erected by National Battlefields Commission / Commission des champs de bataille nationaux.
 
Location. 46° 48.035′ N, 71° 13.249′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue Garneau. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Québec, Quebec G1R 2L3, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Here, on the very eve of victory (within shouting distance of this marker); Quebec City Astronomical Observatory (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The / Le Royal Roussillon, (about 90 meters away); Bragg’s 28th Foot, (about 90 meters away); Frederick G. Todd
The “Louisbourg Grenadiers” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
2. The “Louisbourg Grenadiers” Marker
(about 210 meters away); Pavillon Charles-Baillairgé (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Montcalm (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Québec Martello Towers (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand in National Battlefields Park.
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
The “Louisbourg Grenadiers” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
3. The “Louisbourg Grenadiers” Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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