French and Indian war

French and Indian war
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Battle of snowshoes

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  • THIS IS A STEALTH MISSION!!!
  • Retreat!
  • Robert Rogers and his 184 men depart from Fort Edward to conduct patrols north to the vicinity of Fort Carillon and Crown Point on Lake Champlain(March,1758) 
  • The rangers,after deciding to push close inland to the west circling bald mountain , see the enemy in their sights . They fire , the initial battery killing 40 Indians . The enemy retreated but unknowingly to rogers a 200 plus reaction force of French marines, Canadian militia,and indians were just 15 minutes away .
  • Rogers force gets overwhelmed by chaotic gunfire . In haste , he develops the idea to order his rangers to high ground of bald mountain  . He loses about 50 men in doing so . This was it , their last stand . The opposing force surrounds them , the night is coming in . Overwhelmed outgunned , and and out of luck , rogers team is forced to scatter . All of his men going into different directions in the dead of night . The only survivor living to tell it being Rogers .
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