Commander's Suggested Reading List

Bougainville, Louis Antoine de, Adventures in the Wilderness: The American Journals of Louis Antoine de Bougainville, 1756-1760. Edward P. Hamilton, ed., University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1964. New paperbound edition available.

Bouquet, Henry, The Papers of Henry Bouquet, December 11, 1755 - July, 1765. Donald H. Kent, Louis M. Waddell, and Autumn L. Leonard, eds. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg. Published in six volumes; 1951, 1972, 1976, 1978, 1984, 1994.

Cuneo, John R., Robert Rogers of the Rangers. Oxford University Press, New York, 1959. Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, New York. 1988 (Reprint).

Darling, Anthony D., Red Coat and Brown Bess - Historical Arms Series # 12.

Hamilton, T. M., Colonial Frontier Guns, Pioneer Press.

Hawks, Major John, Orderly Book and Journal of Major John Hawks on the Ticonderoga - Crown Point Campaign Under Jeffrey Amherst, 1759 - 1760. The Society of Colonial Wars of New York, 1911.

Knox, Captain John, An Historical Journal of the Campaigns in North America for the Years 1757, 1758, 1759 and 1760 in three volumes. The Champlain Society, Toronto, 1914.

Loescher, Burt Garfield, The History of Rogers' Rangers, Volume 1: The Beginning, January 1755-April 6, 1758. Published privately by the author, San Francisco, 1946.

Loescher, Burt Garfield, The History of Rogers' Rangers, Volume ll: Genesis Rogers' Rangers-The First Green Berets: The Corps and the Revivals, April 6, 1758-December 24, 1783. Published privately by the author, San Mateo, 1969.

Loescher, Burt Garfield, The History of Rogers' Rangers, Volume lll: Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers. Published privately by the author, Burlingame, 1957.

May, Robin, Wolfe's Army, Osprey Publishing, Ltd, Berkshire, England, 1974. New edition – 1998.

Parkman, Francis, Montcalm and Wolfe: The Decline and Fall of the French Empire in North America. Da Capo Press.

Peckham, Howard H., Pontiac and the Indian Uprising. University of Chicago Press, 1961. Originally published, 1947. Newer edition available.

Pouchot, Pierre, Memoirs of the Late War in North America Between France and England. Translated by Michael Cardy; edited and annotated by Brian Leigh Dunnigan, Old Fort Niagara Association, 1994.

Reeder, Colonel Red, The French & Indian War, Vermont Heritage Press & the Fort Ticonderoga Association, 1997. Reprint originally published 1972.

Roberts, Kenneth, Northwest Passage: Volume l (novel), Volume ll-Appendix. Doubleday & Co., New York, 1937. (This limited edition contains primary source material and Roberts' research notes for his novel of the same name).

Rogers, Major Robert, Journals of Major Robert Rogers. London, 1765. University Microfilms Facimile, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1966.

Reminiscences of the French War: Robert Rogers' Journal and a Memoir of General Stark. The Freedom Historical Society.

Rogers, Robert J., Rising Above Circumstances: The Rogers Family In Colonial America. Sheltus & Picard, Inc.

Smith, Bradford, Rogers' Rangers and the French and Indian War. Random House, New York, 1956.

Starbuck, David, Military Sites of the Hudson River, Lake George and Lake Champlain Corridor.

Stark, Caleb, Memoirs and Official Correspondence of General John Stark. Gregg Press, Boston, 1972

Todish, Timothy J., America's First First World War: The French and Indian War, 1754-1763. Eagles View Publishing Company.

Zaboly, Gary, The Battle on Snowshoes. American History Illustrated, December, 1979.

For additional sources of period reading, please refer to the bibliography of Timothy J. Todish's book, America's First World War: The French and Indian War, 1754-1763. Eagles View Publishing Company.

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