Braddock Edward 1695-1755 Born In Scotland Entered The Army

1710, and in 1743 major of the Coldstreams. Served in the expedition to

L'Orient, 1746; and under the Prince of Orange in Holland, 1746-1748.

Colonel of the 14th Foot at Gibraltar, 1753. In 1755 general and

commander-in-chief in British North America; and on July 9, 1755,

commanded the British expedition against Fort Duquesne, where he was

defeated and mortally wounded. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Death of, at Fort Duquesne,

22. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) His defeat rouses Pennsylvania Assembly to vote military

supplies, 13. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Parkman, Montcalm and Wolfe;

Bradley, The Fight with France.