With the surrender by French Governor Drucour, Major General Jeffery Amherst, with naval
commander Admiral Edward Boscawen and Brigadiers James Wolfe, Charles Lawrence and Edward Whitmore, captured Fortress Louisburg. This was also the last major battle the Mi’kmaq fought against the British. (Also see Admiral Edward Boscawen, May 9, 1758.). (Painting: A View of Louisburg in North
America, Taken from the Lighthouse, when that City was Besieged in 1758, Pierre Charles Canot, c. 1710–1777. Library and Archives Canada).