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TitleGeorge Washington's first war : his early military adventures / David A. Clary.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.

 General Collection E312.23 .C53 2011  AVAILABLE
xxiii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Edition1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ContentsPrologue : Pickawillany (June 21, 1752) -- Chuising rather to sleep in the open air (1732-1753) -- The nations of these countries are very ill-disposed (1600-1753) -- You see brothers I have got thus far on my journey (1753-1754) -- I heard the bullets whistle (1754) -- Join your French father and help him crush the assassins (1754) -- There has been vile management in regard to horses (1755) -- I expected nothing but death for ever one of us (1755) -- We took some pretty vigorous measures to collect a force (1755-1756) -- I am afraid to turn to this hand or to that (1756) -- Discontent and murmuring will ensue (1757) -- All is lost by heavens! Our enterprise ruin'd (1758) -- Envoi : I do not think myself equal to the command (1759-1799) -- Epilogue : Braddock's grave (October 13, 1913).
SummaryDocuments the military experiences of the future American president during the French and Indian War, offering insight into the realities of wilderness warfare and the trials and tragedies that informed Washington's leadership.
SubjectWashington, George, 1732-1799 -- Military leadership.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 -- Campaigns.
Washington's Expedition to the Ohio, 1st, 1753-1754.
Washington's Expedition to the Ohio, 2nd, 1754.
Fort Necessity, Battle of, Pa., 1754.
Braddock's Campaign, 1755.
Forbes Expedition against Fort Duquesne, Pa., 1758.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Standard #9781439181102
9781439181126 (ebook)
1439181128 (ebook)

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