19. January must be totally uninteresting, because nothing major seems to have happened on this date.
31 December 1775

Battle of Québec
The Battle of Quebec was fought between American Continental Army forces and the British defenders of Quebec City early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle was the first major defeat of the war for the Americans, and it came with heavy losses. General Richard Montgomery was killed, Benedict Arnold was wounded, and Daniel Morgan and more than 400 men were taken prisoner. The city's garrison, a motley assortment of regular troops and militia led by Quebec's provincial governor, General Guy Carleton, suffered a small number of casualties.

In the battle and the following siege, French-speaking Canadians were active on both sides of the conflict. The American forces received supplies and logistical support from local residents, and the city's defenders included locally raised militia. When the Americans retreated, they were accompanied by a number of their supporters; those who remained behind were subjected to a variety of punishments after the British re-established control over the province.



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Sabre Bayonet

For sale is an Issue Sabre Bayonet for the
Pattern 1856 Army Short Rifle. The only marking on the blade is an anchor in an oval.
The is the original sheath but the tip is broken.
I am selling this for an elderly woman who needs the monies. She was told about fifteen years ago that it was worth 150$ Canadian.

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Name: Bruce Thurston
Telephone: 226-922-9764
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