Abercromby, James, 1706-1781

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Abercrombie, James (British Army general)

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1781-04-23

1781-04-23

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Army general, second in command of the British forces in America, 1756-1758, and commander of the Albany, N.Y., garrison.

From the description of Letter : Albany, [N.Y.], to Sir Wm. Johnson, 1757 Dec. 27. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 35988285

British army officer.

From the description of James Abercromby correspondence, 1758. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449865

In 1756 James Abercromby was appointed second in command to John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun, commander-in-chief of British forces in America and, following Loudoun's recall, assumed his position. His failure to capture Fort Ticonderoga led to his replacement in 1759 by Jeffery Amherst.

From the description of Papers of James Abercromby, 1674-1787 (bulk 1758). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499629

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Abercromby, James, 1706-1781

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Indians of North America--Government relations--to 1789

Indians of North America--Wars--1750-1815--Sources

Forbes' Expedition against Fort Duquesne, 1758--Sources

Abercrombie's Ticonderoga Campaign, N.Y., 1758--Sources

Onondaga Indians--Wars--18th century--Sources

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Army officers, British

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Fort William Henry (N.Y.)

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America

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New York (State)

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Schoharie (N.Y.)

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Louisbourg (N.S.)

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New York (State)

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United States

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United States

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Fort Frontenac (Ont. : Fort)

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Great Britain

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United States

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