The French and Indian War

A Complete Chronology

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About the Book

The Seven Years War, known as the French and Indian War in the North American colonies, culminated the struggle lasting more than 200 years for domination in North America between two European empires, England and France. This major reference work, in addition to closely following all of the war campaigns (1754–1763) in the colonies and in Canada, also documents the conflict in Europe and other regions of the world, including the battles on the high seas in the West Indies, Europe, India, and Africa. Organized chronologically, the book first covers the near-constant French successes and British setbacks during the first four years of the conflict, then provides equal coverage for the duration as the English reverse their failures and plunge ahead toward victory in North America.

About the Author(s)

Bud Hannings oversees Seniram Publishing Incorporated, a company specializing in U.S. military history, and has written several major reference books for McFarland. He lives in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Bibliographic Details

Bud Hannings
Format: hardcover (8.5 x 11)
Pages: 344
Bibliographic Info: 115 photos, appendix, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2011
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4906-4
eISBN: 978-0-7864-6233-9
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface      1

Introduction      3

THE CHRONOLOGY      9

Appendix A: British Nobility of the War Era      305

Appendix B: Men Who Became Prominent Officers or Politicians in the American Revolution      307

Bibliography      309

Index      313

Book Reviews & Awards

“daily accounts are easy to read…extensive bibliography…very helpful…useful addition”—Library Journal; “detailed…comprehensive index…invaluable…recommended”—Booklist; “Hannings gives us perhaps the most comprehensive chronological reference work on the Seven Years’ War in North America…very detailed…invaluable”—The NYMAS Review; “a very detailed, organized, and extensive chronological look at the conflict between Great Britain and France…splendid…invaluable”—Infantry Magazine; “fascinating…very well written”—Reference Reviews; “this is a highly detailed work on the subject that provides a comprehensive telling of the history of this war. Recommended”—ARBA; “A vicious clash of European powers fought by people who were growing less European. “The French and Indian War: A Complete Chronology” tells of the fulmination of centuries of British and French conflict. The two great powers conflict spilled into their colonies. Bud Hannings presents a complete and comprehensive telling of the North American theatre of the conflict from 1748 to 1766, touching on every skirmish and major conflict throughout the war. From the near certainty of French victory to the perseverance of the British with many links to the American revolution, “The French and Indian War” is a strongly recommended addition to any history collection for its highly detailed history of this critical conflict”—Midwest Book Review.