Forbes Expedition against Fort Duquesne, Pa., 1758
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Item — Box 1, Folder: 1758.09.25
Scope and Contents George Washington wrote this letter to George William Fairfax to inform him of Major Grant's unfortunate expedition to Fort Duquesne. Washington describes the circumstances of the attack, the significant number of men and officers killed, and concludes: "It is with infinite pleasure I tell you that the Virginians, Officers and Men, distinguished themselves in the most eminent manner - that the General has Complimented me publickly on their good behaviour, and that every Mouth resounds their...
Dates: 1758 September 25