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The Death of General Wolfe is a well-known 1770 painting by artist Benjamin West depicting the final moments of General James Wolfe on the Plains of Abraham during the 1759 Battle of Quebec. It is part of the collection of the National Gallery of Canada. 1770 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Benjamin West Benjamin West (October 10, 1738_ March 11, 1820) was an American painter of historical scenes around and after the time of the Revolution. ... The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. ... The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, fought September 13, 1759, was a decisive battle during the French and Indian War, the U.S. name for the North American phase of the Seven Years War. ... 1759 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, fought September 13, 1759, was a decisive battle during the French and Indian War, the U.S. name for the North American phase of the Seven Years War. ... National Gallery of Canada on Canada Day. ...

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Jerom and others relate, that, a certain anchoret in Nitria having left one hundred crowns at his death, which he had acquired by weaving cloth, the monks of that desert met to deliberate what should be clone with the money.
The death of General Wolfe was a kind of military martyrdom.
It is generally stated that he never revisited his native country till near the close of his life, after his resignation of the chancellorship.
The Death of General Wolfe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (363 words)
The Death of General Wolfe is a well-known 1770 painting by artist Benjamin West depicting the final moments of James Wolfe during the 1759 Battle of Quebec.
Wolfe went into battle armed as his men were, although his musket was of higher quality.
The Death of General Wolfe is currently in the collection of the National Gallery of Canadaas well as the Clements Library at the University of Michigan.
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