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Title: Annals of Augusta County, Virginia : with reminiscences illustrative of the vicissitudes of its pioneer settlers ; biographical sketches of citizens locally prominent, and of those who have founded families in the southern and western states ; a diary of the War, 1861-'5, and a chapter on reconstruction
Author: Waddell, Joseph Addison, 1825-1914.
Publication Info: Richmond : Wm. Ellis Jones, 1886.
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Chapter III. Indian Wars, etc., from 1753 to 1756.
• ...rnor, in February, to proceed with most of his company to Winchester, he could not have accompanied General Braddock on his disastrous expedition. In a letter to Colonel Stephen, April 12, 1755, the G ...
• ...twenty-two days in marching six miles; this is not agreeable to the opinion I conceived of you." General Braddock arrived in Virginia February 19, 1755, with two regiments of British soldiers, and ...
• ...to the contrary. He was ordered by Governor Dinwiddie to repair to Alexandria, only a little before General Braddock arrived there. An humble member of the expedition was a negro slave named Gilbert ...
• ...lbert, who died in Staunton, in 1844, at the reputed age of one hundred and twelve years. Leaving General Braddock and his army to pursue their tedious and painful march, let us observe the course o ...
• ...6. The alarm about Staunton is described by the Rev. John Craig in his narrative. He says: " When General Braddock was defeated and killed, our country was laid open to the enemy, our people were in ...
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