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Quebec City Sights

Montcalm Monument

  • Cours du Général-De Montcalm Map It
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Updated 07/30/2014

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France and Canada jointly erected this monument honoring Louis-Joseph Montcalm, the French general who gained his fame by winning four major battles in North America. His most famous battle, however, was the one he lost, when the British conquered Québec City on September 13, 1759. Montcalm was in the north, at Beauport, when he learned that the British attack was imminent. He quickly assembled his troops to meet the enemy and was wounded in battle in the leg and stomach.

Montcalm was carried into the walled city, where he died the next morning. The monument depicts the standing figure of Montcalm, with an angel over his shoulder.

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Cours du Général-De Montcalm, Québec City, Québec, G1R 2L4, Canada

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Updated 07/30/2014

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