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Carleton, Sir Guy, Lord Dorchester 1724- civil and military officer; born in Stra- Guy Carleton. bane, Guy Carleton. bane, Ireland, Sept. 3, 1724; entered the Guards at an early age, and became a lieutenant-colonel in 1748. He was a
s he played the sycophant to Germain, and censured Carleton.
When Sir John arrived at Quebec (May 6, 1777), CCarleton was amazed at despatches brought by him rebuking the governor for his conduct of the last campaign, an rivation of his military command greatly irritated Carleton, but, falling back on his civil dignity as governo rnor the patent and the jewel of a baronet.
Governor Carleton was a strict disciplinarian, and always obeyed shing on towards the valley of the Hudson, desired Carleton to hold that post with the 3,000 troops which had principal causes of his defeat near Saratoga.
If Carleton wished to gratify a spirit of retaliation because ender of the latter must have fully satisfied him. Carleton was made lieutenant-general in 1778; was appointed
Carleton, Sir Guy, Lord Dorchester 1724- civil and military officer; born in Stra- Guy Carleton. bane, Ireland, Sept. 3, 1724; entered the Guards at an early age, and became a lieutenant-colonel in 1748. He was aide to the Duke of Cumberland in the German campaign of 1757; was with Amherst in the siege of Louisburg in 1758; with Wolfe at Quebec (1759) as quartermaster-general; and was a brigadier-general at the siege of Belle Isle, where he was wounded. He was also quartermaster-general in the expedition against Havana in 1762, and in 1767 he was made lieutenant-governor of Quebec. The next year he was appointed governor. In 1772 he was promoted to major-general, and in 1774 was made governor-general of the Province of Quebec. In an expedition against the forts on Lake Champlain in 1775 he narrowly escaped capture; and at the close of the year he successfully resisted a siege of Quebec by Montgomery. The next spring and summer he drove the Americans out of Canada, and to