General Edward Braddock's grave

General Edward Braddock's grave


Farmington, Pennsylvania (PA), US
General Edward Braddock (1/1695 – 7/13/1755) was a British General and Commander-in-Chief of the Colonies during the French and Indian War aka Seven Year's War (1754-1765). He is best remembered for his ill-fated "Braddock Expedition" in which he led his troops (George Washington was a volunteer officer) into French territory to take Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

The General was mortally wounded on July 9, 1755 during the Battle of the Monongahela ten miles east of Pittsburgh. He was taken back to Fort Necessity where he died of his wounds on July 13th and was buried near the road to the fort.
General Edward Braddock (1/1695 – 7/13/1755) was a British General and Commander-in-Chief of the Colonies during the French and Indian War aka Seven Year's War (1754-1765). He is best remembered for his ill-fated "Braddock Expedition" in which he led his troops (George Washington was a volunteer officer) into French territory to take Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

The General was mortally wounded on July 9, 1755 during the Battle of the Monongahela ten miles east of Pittsburgh. He was taken back to Fort Necessity where he died of his wounds on July 13th and was buried near the road to the fort.
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By: tallturtle82

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