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Major General Edward Braddock
General in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America

Gen. Braddock

 

Capt. Cholmley’s Batman (in Dunbar’s Regiment) reported that on May 8th they marched to Cresap's and crossed the Potomac. They stayed for two days before moving on.

Thomas Cresap

Thomas Cresap

The sign above at the site of Thomas Cresap's grave notes some of the accomplishments of this renowned Maryland frontiersman.

Cresap's Grave

Above is the grave of Thomas Cresap overlooking the floodplain of the Potomac River. Braddock's army possibly camped here.

 

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