Continental Army General Richard Montgomery killed in Battle of Quebec 240 years ago today (Dec 31 1775)

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(Sunday, December 31, 1775, New Year’s Eve; during the Battle of Quebec (1775), part of American Revolutionary War and the American Revolution) — The British repulsed an attack by Continental Army generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold this morning at the Battle of Quebec (1775) in Quebec City, present-day Canada; Montgomery, 37, was killed.

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