Major-General Edward Braddock (January 1695 – 13 July 1755) was a British officer and commander-in-chief for the Thirteen Colonies during the start of the French and Indian War (1754–1763), the North American front of what is known in Europe and Canada as the Seven Years' War (1756–1763).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Braddock
Edward Braddock, (born 1695, Perthshire, Scotland—died July 13, 1755, Great Meadows, Pennsylvania [U.S.]), unsuccessful British commander in North America in the early stages of the French and Indian War. He is best known for the Battle of the Monongahela, in which his army was decisively defeated and he was mortally wounded.
Major-General Edward Braddock (January 1695 – 13 July 1755) was a British officer and commander-in-chief for the Thirteen Colonies during the start of the French and Indian War (1754–1763), the North American front of what is known in Europe and Canada as the Seven Years' War (1756–1763).
General Edward Braddock commanded British forces in the unsuccessful 1755 campaign to expel the French from the Ohio Valley near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Braddock assumed command of the expedition due to the failure of earlier Virginian efforts led by George Washington at the start of the French and Indian War (1754-1763).
Edward Braddock was most famous for his disastrous mistake made during the French Indian War (1754 – 1763). He was a major general who fought with both British and American forces with General Washington as his assistant. It was July of 1755, early in the war, when he marched with British soldiers, far too confidently, to capture Fort Duquesne.
Affiliation British. Date of Birth - Death January 1695 - Juy 13, 1755. Born in 1695 to an officer of the Coldstream Guards, Edward Braddock seemed destined for a military career. At age fifteen, he received an appointment as an ensign in his father’s regiment and quickly rose through the ranks.
Edward Braddock c. 1695–July 13, 1755 — British General Edward Braddock was the commander-in-chief of British forces in North American during the 1755 campaign of the French and Indian War. Braddock became a professional soldier at the age of 15 when he joined the Coldstream Guards.
Richard Cavendish describes how Major-General Edward Braddock arrived in Virginia to take command against the French in North America, but was defeated on July 9th, 1755. Richard Cavendish | Published in History Today Volume 55 Issue 7 July 2005
General Edward Braddock of the Coldstream Guard After George Washington's defeat at Fort Necessity, his British force retreated to Wills Creek (present day Cumberland, Maryland). The March to the Forks
Braddock, Edward (1695–1755) British general in the French and Indian Wars. As commander in chief of the British forces in North America , Braddock led the attack on the French stronghold of Fort Dequesne (1755).
Battle of the Monongahela, (July 9, 1755), in the last French and Indian War, thorough defeat of General Edward Braddock’s British army by a smaller force of French and Indians of several tribes led by Captain Daniel de Beaujeu and, after his death, by Captain Jean Dumas. After a slow march from.