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What roles did Connecticut play during the French-Indian War?

The French and Indian War was largely fought in what is today Western Pennsylvania and New York as well as areas along the Great Lakes.  I don't think there was any combat in Connecticut.  That colony did send militia to fight in combat.  The were involved in the capture of Crown Point and Ticonderoga, and the invasion of Canada.  Some were also involve in the British Expedition to Cuba during the War.  Because many men from Connecticut were accomplished sailors, many of them also served as privateers during the War.

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Michael Troy


I can answer just about any question on early American History. My specialties are the American Revolution through the Civil War/Reconstruction. I also have greater expertise in matters relating to military, political or legal history.


I have lectured at George Washington University regarding the Civil War, as well as several elementary school Civil War demonstrations. I was also a member of a Civil War reenactment group for about 10 years.


J.D. University of Michigan B.A. George Washington University

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