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.