College of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts in History - Thesis (MA)
Primary Subject Area
Geography; History, Canadian; History, Military; History, United States; Military Studies
Amherst, Canada, Logistics, Loring, Naval
Geography | History | Military and Veterans Studies | Military History | Physical and Environmental Geography | United States History
Bazan, Daniel, "For Want of Sloops, Water Casks, and Rum: The Difficulties of Logistics in the Canadian Theater of the Seven Years War" (2013). Masters Theses. 287.
The thesis examines the various difficulties with logistics the British needed to overcome in Canada during the Seven Years War and those who helped . Without the necessary supplies and provisions for frontier campaigning, Britain would have lost the war. The thesis provides primary accounts of the geography during the war, various logistical factors, and the men that helped provide the necessary materials for the successful outcome of the British offensive in Canada.