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Richard Montgomery
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Born (1738-12-02)December 2, 1738
Swords, Dublin, Kingdom of Ireland
Died December 31, 1775(1775-12-31) (aged 37)
Quebec City, Province of Quebec
Buried
Quebec City, Province of Quebec
(reinterred in 1818 to St. Paul's Churchyard, Manhattan, New York City)
Allegiance  Great Britain
United Colonies
Years of service  United Kingdom Army (1756–1772)
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Rank Major general
Battles/wars

Seven Years' War

  • Siege of Louisbourg
  • Battle of Ticonderoga
  • Expedition against Martinique
  • Expedition against Cuba

Pontiac's War
American Revolutionary War

  • Invasion of Quebec
  • Battle of Fort St. Jean
  • Battle of Quebec 
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Richard Montgomery (December 2, 1738 - December 31, 1775) was a general in the American war for independence.


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