Marquis De Montcalm. Who is Louis-Joseph de Montcalm- Gozon. Montcalm was born February 28 th , 1712, in Nimes, France. He was a F rench soldier in North America, best known as the commander during the Seven Years War. Early Life.
His early campaign against the Britain were major successes. He then expanded his defenses to Fort Carillon on Lake Champlain. Montcalm captured and destroyed Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario in 1756.
On Montcalm’s way back from Quebec, he was hit by a British musket ball.
With not many hours left to live, all Montcalm said is that he was glad that he would not live to see the surrender of Quebec.