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Three 18th century wars that made two countries, 1754–1784

May 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Heritage Now

Just seven days after Anthony Henday set out on his summer explorations in the far north,  a British American force from Virginia was defeated by a rival Canadian, French, and Indian alliance, at a marshy clearing in what is now western Pennsylvania called Great Meadows. The defeated force was led by the 22-year-old, six-foot-two-inch Lieutenant […]