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Ill-starred general : Braddock of the Coldstream Guards

Author: Lee McCardell
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1986, ©1958.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biography of an often neglected man who lived during one of history's most vital eras.

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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Military history
Named Person: Edward Braddock; Edward Braddock
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee McCardell
ISBN: 0822959038 9780822959038
OCLC Number: 13525255
Description: viii, 335 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 21 cm
Contents: End of the Road, 1694-1755 --
Ancestry and Education of a Guardsman, 1660-1710 --
More Education and a Way of Life, 1710-1727 --
Scandal at Bath, 1715-1732 --
Covent Garden Interlude, 1732-1738 --
Jenkins's Ear and the 'Forty-Five, 1738-1745 --
Flanders, 1746-1753 --
Gibraltar, 1753-1754 --
Colonial Problems, November 1754-April 1755 --
Logistics, April, May 1755 --
Fort Cumberland, May 10-29, 1755 --
The Long March, May 30-July 8, 1755 --
Into Battle, July 8-12, 1755 --
Requiem --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Lee McCardell.

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"Braddock was the first English general that Americans had ever seen in action, and although he lost his life fighting for them, they detested him. . . . What [McCardell] has done is to replace a Read more...

 
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