American Colonial Wars
“George Washington During the French and Indian War”. Circa 1849-1856. Original by Junius Brutus Stearns (1810-1885) at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Colonel George Washington takes over command from the dying General Braddock, at the Battle of the Monongahela (Braddock’s Defeat), July 9, 1755
“By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet [I] escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me”. – George Washington
Principal Campaigns of American Colonial Wars (French and Indian War) * Colonial Routes and Expansion Through 1758 * The Capture of Louisbourg, 30 April-17 June 1745 *
The Battle of Monongahela, 9 July 1755 * Operations in New York, 1755-1759 * Operations in Canada, 1759 - 1760 * Operations in Quebec, June - September 1759