Military history of Nova Scotia

Military history of Nova Scotia - War of 1812American Revolution - Nova Scotia theatreInvasion of Martinique (1809)French and Indian WarFrench Revolutionary WarsSpanish Civil War - Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia (also known as Mi'kma'ki and Acadia) is a Canadian province located in Canada's Maritimes.wikipedia
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Father Le Loutre's War

Father Le Loutre’s Wara guerrilla warengaged in a campaign to consolidate
During the latter seventy-five years of this time period, there were six colonial wars that took place in Nova Scotia (see the Seven Years' War as well as Dummer's War and Father Le Loutre's War). The 40th fought through Father Rale's War, King George's War, Father Le Loutre's War and then the Seven Years' War.

North America and West Indies Station

North American StationAmerica and West Indies StationNorth America and West Indies Squadron
During the Seven Years' War, Halifax was established as the British Headquarters of the North American Station (see Royal Naval Dockyard, Halifax).

Expulsion of the Acadians

Great UpheavalGreat ExpulsionAcadian Expulsion
Approximately seventy-five years after Port Royal was founded, Acadians migrated from the capital and established what would become the other major Acadian settlements before the Expulsion of the Acadians: Grand Pré, Chignecto, Cobequid and Pisiguit.

Burying the Hatchet ceremony (Nova Scotia)

Burying the Hatchet ceremonyBurial of the Hatchet CeremonyBurying of the Hatchet Ceremony
After agreeing to several peace treaties, this long period of warfare ended with the Burial of the Hatchet Ceremony between the British and the Mi'kmaq (1761) and two years later when the British defeated the French in North America (1763).

Acadia

Acadiel'AcadieHistory of Acadia
Nova Scotia (also known as Mi'kma'ki and Acadia) is a Canadian province located in Canada's Maritimes.

Acadians

AcadianAcadian settlersFrench
Approximately seventy-five years after Port Royal was founded, Acadians migrated from the capital and established what would become the other major Acadian settlements before the Expulsion of the Acadians: Grand Pré, Chignecto, Cobequid and Pisiguit.

Siege of Fort Nashwaak

Siege of Fort Nashwaak (1696)siege of the Capital of Acadia at Fort Nashwaak1696 Siege of Fort Nashwaak
In retaliation, the New Englanders, led by Benjamin Church, engaged in a Raid on Chignecto (1696) and the siege of the Capital of Acadia at Fort Nashwaak.

Royal Naval Dockyard, Halifax

Halifax Naval YardHalifaxHalifax Dockyard
During the Seven Years' War, Halifax was established as the British Headquarters of the North American Station (see Royal Naval Dockyard, Halifax).

Siege of Port Royal (1710)

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The English made six attempts to conquer the capital of Acadia which they finally did in the Siege of Port Royal in 1710.

Raid on Chignecto (1696)

Raid on Chignectohad been raided in 16961696 Raid on Chignecto
In retaliation, the New Englanders, led by Benjamin Church, engaged in a Raid on Chignecto (1696) and the siege of the Capital of Acadia at Fort Nashwaak.
* Military history of Nova Scotia

Battle of Chedabucto

Battle at ChedabuctoGuysboroughBattle at Chedabucto (Guysborough)
In response, the New Englanders retaliated by attacking Port Royal and present-day Guysborough.
* Military history of Nova Scotia

New Holland (Acadia)

New HollandDutch Occupation of Acadiaconquest of Acadia
In 1674, the Dutch briefly conquered Acadia, renaming the colony New Holland.

Siege of Port Toulouse

besieged Port ToulousePort-Toulouse
In 1745, British colonial forces conducted the Siege of Port Toulouse (St.

King William's War

1688Indian warsSecond Indian War
During King William's War, the Mi'kmaq, Acadians and Maliseet participated in defending Acadia at its border with New England, which New France defined as the Kennebec River in southern Maine.

Siege of Port Royal (1707)

Siege of Port Royalexpedition against the Acadian capital of Port RoyalFirst siege of Port Royal
A few years later, defeated in the Siege of Pemaquid (1696), Captain March made an unsuccessful Siege of Port Royal in 1707.
* Military history of Nova Scotia

King George's War

King Georges WarWarin the American colonies
The 40th fought through Father Rale's War, King George's War, Father Le Loutre's War and then the Seven Years' War.

Siege of Annapolis Royal (1744)

Siege of Fort Anneattack on their owntwo attacks on Annapolis Royal
However, French forces were delayed in departing Louisbourg, and their Mi'kmaq and Maliseet allies decided to attack on their own in early July.
* Military history of Nova Scotia

Northeast Coast Campaign (1703)

1703Northeast Coast Campaignmilitary campaign against the New England frontier
They made numerous raids on New England settlements along the border in the Northeast Coast Campaign, the most famous being the Raid on Deerfield.

Raid on Canso

raided the British fishing port of Cansoraidedattack on Canso
Concerned about their overland supply lines to Quebec, they first raided the British fishing port of Canso on May 23, and then organized an attack on Annapolis Royal, then the capital of Nova Scotia.
* Military history of Nova Scotia

Charles de Menou d'Aulnay

The war was between Port Royal, where Governor of Acadia Charles de Menou d'Aulnay de Charnisay was stationed, and present-day Saint John, New Brunswick, where Governor of Acadia.

Edward Cornwallis

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The Regiment was first known as Philipp's regiment (1717–1749), Cornwallis' Regiment (1749–1752).

Benjamin Church (ranger)

Benjamin ChurchCaptain Benjamin ChurchColonel Benjamin Church
In retaliation, the New Englanders, led by Benjamin Church, engaged in a Raid on Chignecto (1696) and the siege of the Capital of Acadia at Fort Nashwaak.
*Military history of Nova Scotia

Battle of Port La Tour (1677)

Battle of Port La TourBattle off Port La Tour (1677)80 Mi’kmaq attacked 26 New England fishermen
British retaliation included attacking deep into Acadia in the Battle off Port La Tour (1677).

Naval battle off St. John (1696)

naval battle in the Bay of FundyAction of 14 July 1696Battle of Fundy Bay
Two years later, New France, led by Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, returned and fought a naval battle in the Bay of Fundy before moving on to raid Bristol, Maine again.
* Military history of Nova Scotia

St. George's (Round) Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia

St. George's Round ChurchSt. George's ChurchSt. George's Anglican Church / Round Church
Three soldiers died in the invasion, all from the Royal Welch Fusiliers and are commemorated with a plaque in St. George's (Round) Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
There is also a plaque in the church commemorating the three crew members that died in the Invasion of Martinique (1809).