A Web Site Looking Forward to the 250th Anniversary
of Gen. Edward Braddock's March to Ft. Duquesne
April - July 13, 1755
General Edward Braddock
General in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America
Edward Braddock (1695?-July 9, 1755) was born in Perthshire, Scotland, about 1695. He was the son of Major-General Edward Braddock (d 1725). He joined the Coldstream Guard in 1710. In 1747 as a lieutenant-colonel he served under the Prince of Orange in Holland during the seige of Bergen-op-Zoom. In 1753 he was given the colonelcy of the 14th Foot, and in 1754 he became a major-general. Being appointed shortly thereafter to command against the French in America, he sailed from England in late 1754 arriving in Virginia in February 1755. Soon thereafter Halkett's and Dunbar's regiments arrived to begin the campaign.
Washington's Story of the Battle
Other Descriptions of the Battle
Article on Braddock's Campaign
Posted as the march progresses
2005 Events Celebrating Braddock's March
Calendar of upcoming and reports on past events
Note: There are events in Oct. & Nov.
Maps of the Campaign
Sites Along the March
Timeline for Gen. Braddock's March
Bibliography on General Braddock
Web Links for Gen. Braddock
It took Gen. Braddock quite a while to get from Alexandria to Turtle Creek; it may take us a while to tell the story. Please be patient and check back as events occur since we often give a report of the event.