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Title: Annals of the West : embracing a concise account of principal events, which have occurred in the western states and territories, from the discovery of the Mississippi Valley to the year eighteen hundred and fifty
Authors: Perkins, James H. (James Handasyd), 1810-1849., Peck, John Mason, 1789-1858.
Publication Info: St. Louis : J.R. Albach, 1850.
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Chapter III. War of 1754 to 1763.
• ...France said, "No."* While all this negotiation, was going on, other things also had been in motion. General Braddock, with his gallant troops, had crossed the Atlantic, and, upon the 20th of February, ...
• ...s of Mr. Sparks in his appendix to the second volume of the writings of Washington. The defeat of General Braddock, on the banks of the Monongahela, is one of the most remarkable events in American ...
• ...o celebrate his victory by bonfires and illuminations, as soon as the intelligence should arrive. General Braddock landed in Virginia on the 20th of February, 1755, with two regiments of the British ...
• ...out the middle of May. It took four weeks to effect that march. In letters written at Will's Creek, General Braddock, with much severity of censure, complained of the lukewarmness of the colonial gove ...
• ...lonel Washington's letters. The army was separated into two divisions. The advanced division, under General Braddock, consisted of twelve hundred men, besides officers. The other, under Colonel Dunbar ...
• ...he train of the army, fell into the enemy's hands, and were given up to be pillaged by the savages. General Braddock's papers were also taken, among which were his instructions and correspondence with ...
• ... M. de Contrecceur, the commandant of Fort Du Quesne, received early intelligence of the arrival of General Braddock and the British regiments in Virginia. After his removal from Will's Creek, French ...
• ...scalps, but much the larger portion fought wholly in the ravines. It is not probable, that either General Braddock, or any one of his officers suspected the actual situation of the enemy, during the ...
• ... baggage were burnt, by whose order was never known. They moved forward on the 13th, and that night General Braddock died, and was buried in the road, for the purpose of concealing his body from the I ...
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