MAJOR GENERAL EDWARD BRADDOCK'S ORDERLY BOOKS, FROM FEBRUARY 26 TO JUNE 17, 1755. FROM THE ORIGINALS, IN THE CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY.

Cumberland, Md. Will H. Lowdermilk, 1878. 59pp. Original printed wrappers bound into three-quarter red morocco and cloth, spine gilt, raised bands, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Minor insect damage to front cover, light foxing, modern bookplate to rear pastedown. Very good. Item #WRCAM48888

General Edward Braddock was a British officer and head of British forces in North America during the start of the French and Indian War. He was killed in the field during a skirmish with French and Indian forces in the Ohio Country in 1755. The present work transcribes his orderly books from the last few months of his command.

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