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Published: 04 January 2018

480 Pages | 20 illustrations


ISBN: 9780190658519

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Braddock's Defeat

The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution

David L. Preston

Pivotal Moments in American History

  • Focuses on a unique set of characters—including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin—who cast particularly long shadows over the late 18th century
  • Presents the fullest account of French and Indian perspectives of the campaign
  • Offers an abundance of new evidence on Braddock's Expedition, including three new manuscript discoveries
  • Aided by extensive fieldwork on the campaign's geography and terrain
  • Great battle history