Captain Owen's Company

Owen's Company of Fusiliers defend the barricade in a painting by C W Jeffreys in the Mansell Collection. The main body of Benedict Arnold's men assaulted the barricade of the Sault-au-Matelot at the northern end of the lower town after coming down a narrow street. This battle occurred on 31st Dec 1775 in a snow blizzard.

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