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Society of Colonial Wars

in the State of Ohio

Ohio Society of Colonial Wars
:: Colonial Wars

1654

   ||    Postlude to the First Anglo-Dutch War (1652-54)   ||    English vs. French
1 July 1654 Having assembled in Boston, English and Provincial forces lead by Major Robert Sedgwick - including a contingent of Roundheads - was about to set out against the Dutch, when news of the peace with Holland reached him. He then decided to attack the French instead, and captured two forts and a settlement adding Acadia to the British dominions where it would stay until 1670.

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