Nova Scotia Archives

Acadian Heartland

Records of the Deportation and Le Grand Dérangement, 1714-1768

"Col. Winslow (who expelled 'Acadians')"

Lieut.-Colonels John Winslow and Scott were selected by Governor Shirley to command the Massachusetts troops in Nova Scotia. Winslow served under Monckton at the capture of Fort Beauséjour and later was in charge of the removal of the Acadians from Minas in 1755.

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Reference: Nova Scotia Archives Photo Collection: People: Winslow

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