Current Projects by Michael G. Laramie

King George’s War is the sequel the Queen Anne’s War, and the third installment on the early French and Indian conflicts of the 17th and 18th centuries. (Westholme, Fall 2024)

The Naval Battles of North America, 1697-1865 covers a series of naval engagements in coastal or inland waters from the Battle of Hudson’s Bay in 1697 to the first successful torpedo boats attacks near the closing days of the Civil War. This contest for the harbors and inland waterways of the continent would involve several countries and would span the age of sail only to be transformed by the first modern war of the industrial age.

Gunboats, Muskets, and Torpedoes: The Gulf Coast, 1861-1865 is the third book in the series.

The Gibraltar of North America: The Sieges of Quebec, 1629-1776. From Champlain and the brothers Kirke to Arnold’s and Montgomery’s failed siege in the opening year of the American Revolution, the fortress of Quebec would prove to be one of the most contested locations in North America for almost 150-years. (2025)

From the French naval fortress at Louisbourg to the first earth batteries constructed on the north and south ends of Boston, Sentinels by the Sea examines the development of the early coastal fortifications of New England and Nova Scotia and their role in the French and Indian Wars. (Fall 2024/Spring 2025)