The Raid on Dartmouth (also referred to as the Dartmouth Massacre) occurred during Father Le Loutre’s War on May 13, 1751 when a Mi’kmaq and Acadia militia from Chignecto, under the command of Acadian Joseph Broussard, raided Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, destroying the town and killing twenty British villagers and wounding British regulars. The town was protected by a blockhouse on Blackburn Hill with William Clapham's Rangers and British regulars from the 45th Regiment of Foot.

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  • The Raid on Dartmouth (also referred to as the Dartmouth Massacre) occurred during Father Le Loutre’s War on May 13, 1751 when a Mi’kmaq and Acadia militia from Chignecto, under the command of Acadian Joseph Broussard, raided Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, destroying the town and killing twenty British villagers and wounding British regulars. The town was protected by a blockhouse on Blackburn Hill with William Clapham's Rangers and British regulars from the 45th Regiment of Foot. This raid was one of seven the Natives and Acadians would conduct against the town during the war. (en)
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  • Cornwallis: 6 Mi'kmaq
  • Salusbury: one or two Mi'kmaq
  • disputed:
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  • British America
  • Acadian militia
  • Mi'kmaq militia
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  • 1751-05-13 (xsd:date)
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  • Acadian and Mi’kmaq victory
  • Acadian and Mi'kmaq victory
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  • 60 Acadian and Mi'kmaq
  • 60 British regulars and rangers
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  • Joseph Broussard, known as "Beausoleil". (en)
  • John George Pyke, Only image of survivor of the Raid on Dartmouth (en)
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  • disputed: (en)
  • Cornwallis: 4 killed; 6 prisoners; (en)
  • Cornwallis: 6 Mi'kmaq (en)
  • Wilson's journal: 15 killed, 7 wounded , 6 prisoners;, (en)
  • Salusbury journal: 20 killed; (en)
  • Salusbury: one or two Mi'kmaq (en)
  • London Magazine: 8 settlers and a few officers killed, 14 prisoners (en)
  • Wilson's journal: 15 killed, 7 wounded , 6 prisoners; (en)
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  • Captain William Clapham (en)
  • Lt. Clark, Warburton's Regiment (en)
  • Sgt. ?, 45th Regiment (en)
  • Superior officer ?, 45th Regiment (en)
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  • Raid on Dartmouth (en)
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  • Acadian and Mi’kmaq victory (en)
  • Acadian and Mi'kmaq victory (en)
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  • The Raid on Dartmouth (also referred to as the Dartmouth Massacre) occurred during Father Le Loutre’s War on May 13, 1751 when a Mi’kmaq and Acadia militia from Chignecto, under the command of Acadian Joseph Broussard, raided Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, destroying the town and killing twenty British villagers and wounding British regulars. The town was protected by a blockhouse on Blackburn Hill with William Clapham's Rangers and British regulars from the 45th Regiment of Foot. (en)
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