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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-six
Authors: Perkins, James H. (James Handasyd), 1810-1849., Peck, John Mason, 1789-1858.
Publication Info: Pittsburgh : W. S. Haven, printer, 1856.
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Period II. 1698-1765
• ...nment refused to do. While all this negotiation was going on, other things had also been in motion. General Braddock, with his gallant troops, crossed the Atlantic, and, on the 20th of February, lande ...
• ...d in America. A detailed description of it is given in the language of Mr. Sparks: "The defeat of General Braddock, on the banks of the Monongahela, is one of the most remarkable events in American ...
• ... 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 ...
• ...d the narrows, and on the 20th of May arrived at Cumberland. "In letters written at Wills' 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 Que6ne, received early intelligence of the arrival of General Braddock and 133 / ...
• ...calps, 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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