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Description

Rare French & Indian War Battle Plan, the conflict between the French & English on July 9, 1755, from Heiden's Americanische urquelle derer innerlichen kriege des bedrängten Teutschlands. . .

Exceptionally detailed stylized battle plan, showing the battle between the French & the English, one of the earliest battles of the French & Indian War. The map shows troop positions, battle movements, munitions, roads, fortifications and a number of other details of the battle.

The Braddock expedition, also called Braddock's Defeat, was a failed British military expedition which attempted to capture the French Fort Duquesne (modern-day downtown Pittsburgh) in the July 1755 during the French and Indian War. Braddock was defeated at the Battle of the Monongahela on July 9, and the survivors retreated. The expedition takes its name from General Edward Braddock, who led the British forces and died in the effort. Braddock's defeat was a major setback for the British in the early stages of the war with France and has been described as one of the most disastrous defeats for the British in the 18th century.