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Braddock's Attack at Fort Dusquesne

In 1755, Major General Edward Braddock was appointed to lead a massive attack on the French fort at the Forks of the Ohio to gain control of the area and facilitate settling by the ever growing population of English colonial farmers searching for land. In spite of his overwhelming superior force, Braddock is foiled by a lack of knowledge of back woods fighting in which the French-Canadians were well schooled. Read More 
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