Beaubien by John Buxton
of Rogers Rangers are located on ground overlooking Lake George,
New York which stretches Northward behind them. Captain Robert Rogers'
men scout deeply within enemy territory supplying the latest intelligence
of French activity and their daring hit-and-run tactics not only
delivered great annoyance to the enemy but also boosted English
Ranger lieutenants are briefing several new cadets and a volunteer
from the 42nd Highlanders, as to the basic rules outlined by Capt.
Rogers - rules still employed by Ranger forces today. Among the
Ranger "cadets" in the fall of 1756 is William Stark, brother of
Ranger Captain John Stark, with his wolf/dog Sergeant Beaubien.
At one point throughout their history, Stark entered the wolf/dog
into the official Ranger muster roll to draw a Sergeant's rations
and pay. It has been said that Sergeant Beaubien scared off
his share of the enemy and was well deserving of his pay.