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More Siege Questions
How many casualties were there in the first and second siege?
In 1745, Shirley reported losing no more than 101 men in the conflict, plus about 30 to sickness (in 1745). He reported that the French had lost about 300 plus those due to sickness. (McLennan, p.162)
According to the Louisbourg Primer:
First siege: French had 50 killed and 80 wounded. British had 101 killed and 30 wounded.
Second siege: French had between 700 and 800 both killed and wounded. British had 195 killed and 363 wounded.
René Chartrand has published with Osprey Books, a new work on the second siege, which is highly recommended.