Editor says, what if General Wolfe had survived the Siege of Quebec?. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, The Beaver reports: A plan to stage a mock Battle of the Plains of Abraham at the actual site in Quebec City became a no-go back in February after some sovereigntists threatened to disrupt the event, which was to commemorate the 250th anniversary of this key battle for control of North America. The sovereigntists view it as a humiliating defeat. Their influence has not extended to the town of Westerham, England, however. When people there found out about the cancellation, they invited organizers to fire their muskets in Westerham--which happens to be the birthplace of General James Wolfe, the British victor of the battle. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.
Editor says, what if James Wolfe had survived the Battle of the Plains of Abraham? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, our primary source is Brumwell, Stephen. "Wolfe's men: two hundred and fifty years ago this month a British Army under General James Wolfe won a momentous battle at Quebec. The outcome has been seen as a fortuitous springboard to Empire, the result of luck more than leadership. But, as Stephen Brumwell argues, a crucial--and neglected--ingredient in Wolfe's dramatic victory was the professionalism of the army he bad helped to create" Please note that substantial amounts of content have been repurposed for this post. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.
Editor says, what if the harsh threats of Wolfe's Manifesto were carried out in Upper Canada?
Editor says, In OTL the threats were not carried out. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.