Stephen Cross journal  1756-1757
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Timeline

8 March 1756 Left Newbury, Massachusetts
26 March 1756 Albany, NY
27 March-26 April 1756 Travel down Mohawk River
27 April 1756 Great Carrying Place (Rome, NY)
7-14 May 1756 Travel down Oswego River
14 May 1756 Arrival at Fort Oswego
June 1756 Shipbuilding, desertions
July 1756 Fortification of Oswego
11-14 August 1756 Attack and capture of Fort Oswego
26-30 August 1756 Forced trip to Montreal
30 August-4 September 1756 Travel to Quebec City
5 September-4 October 1756 In prison in Quebec City
5 October-16 November 1756 Voyage across the Atlantic
16-26 November 1756 In prison in Brest, France
26 November-27 December 1756 Travel from Brest to Dijon
27 December 1756-22 January 1757 In prison in Dijon
22 January 1756 Cross in hospital, journal ends
Related Materials

The Clements Library has several maps of the area around Fort Oswego during the French and Indian War:

Bibliography

Blake, Euphemia Vale. History of Newburyport: From the Earliest Settlement of the Country to the Present Time. Boston: Damrell and Moore, 1854: 381-383.