Quebec 1775

Quebec 1775

The American invasion of Canada

Campaign 128
  • Author: Brendan Morrissey
  • Illustrator: Adam Hook
  • Short code: CAM 128
  • Publication Date: 25 Oct 2003
  • ISBN: 9781841766812
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 96
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About this Product

The American attack on Quebec in 1775 was a key episode in the War of Independence. Capture of the city would give the Americans control of Canada - a disaster for the British. The subsequent campaign involved a 350-mile trek across uninhabited wilderness, a desperate American attack on the city of Quebec that left one American general dead and another wounded, and a British counterattack that culminated in a brutal naval battle off Valcour Island on Lake Champlain. In this book Brendan Morrissey details the events of this ferocious struggle whose results would have such momentous consequences at Saratoga in 1777.

Biographical Note

Brendan Morrissey trained as a lawyer before working as a PR consultant and writer in the defence industry, principally with British Aerospace. He has a long-standing interest in military affairs and Anglo-American relations. Brendan has written several titles on this subject for Osprey, including Campaign 67: ‘Saratoga 1777', Campaign 37: ‘Boston 1775', and Campaign 47: ‘Yorktown 1781'. He is married and lives in Surrey, UK.Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his work as an illustrator in 1983. He specialises in detailed historical reconstructions, and has illustrated Osprey titles on the Aztecs, the Greeks, the American Civil War and the American Revolution. His work features in exhibitions and publications throughout the world.


The Road to Quebec
Canada in 1775
The Opposing Commanders
The Opposing Forces
The invasion begins
Arnold's march
The wind of change
The naval campaign
The Battlefields Today

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