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By now Bougainville's troops in to attack the flank of Wolfe's second force a penetration, but Brigadier George Town- shend, by a masterly disposition of his troops, drove these new- comers into rout. The Third Battalion of the Royal Americans quickly detached to the area above the pass up the cliffs was to preserve Wolfe's communication with the beach and the boats. The British general set out his force in a single line to gain the Louisburg and Quebec utmost in fire effect, inland flank. and had 41 back to guard the famed Northamptonshire The French began to advance his left turned The 48th Foot, today "Steelbacks," were held in reserve.
Lesser hghts did not always see eye to eye with him, but Wolfe got on well with Saunders his naval colleagues, particularly who had served with Baron Admiral Charles Anson during his famous circumnavigation of the world in 1740-42. Wolfe and Saunders crossed the Atlantic together and by the time they had arrived in the New World were completely of one mind. Wolfe had had some harrowing experiences on the French coast during the Seven Years' Sir War when he was subordinate to John Mordaunt who commanded what historians have de- scribed as the "combined operations shambles" against the French at Rochefort a few miles up the River Charente.
Command of the river valley and the British decided to strike before more strongholds could be erected. Louisburg, on Cape Breton Island, marked the opening of France's challenge to the British. On learning of Britain's stand with Frederick in Europe, they immediately took over a small English outpost at Canso, importance, but mer harbor was New Nova Scotia, for repairs, refit, sheltering about twenty war and four which in itself was not of great England fishermen had used Canso as a sum- and necessary suppUes.