Camping back in time
- baptism of FIRE. Thomsen, Paul A. // American History;April2002, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p26
Describes the battle experiences of George Washington against the French forces who invaded British territories during the French and Indian War. Performance as a colonel of the Virginia militia; Defeat of his forces under British Major General Edward Braddock; Correspondence between Washington...
- GENERAL FORBES' ROAD TO WAR. Myers Jr., James P. // Military History;Dec2001, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p30
Describes the campaign of British Brigadier General John Forbes to seize Fort Duquesne from the French in 1758. Difficulties in building the road toward the ford; Behavior of Indians supporting the British forces; Role of George Washington; Result of the campaign.
- Clash of Empires. Scanlan, Laura Wolff // Humanities;May/Jun2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p18
Presents information on the art exhibition "Clash of Empires: The British, French, and Indian War, 1754-1763," on view at the Senator John Heinz Regional History Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 1, 2005. Art objects to be featured in the exhibition; Background on French and Indian war...
- General Braddock Defeated. Cavendish, Richard // History Today;Jul2005, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p60
Presents a brief account of the defeat of British Major-General Edward Braddock in the French and Indian War on July 9, 1755. Description of the British officer; Overview of his military assignment; Details of his death on July 13, 1755.
- French & Indian War. // American Heritage;Winter1952, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p74
The article reviews the book "The Papers of Henry Bouquet," vol.2, published by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
- ESPIONAGE. Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri // Reader's Companion to American History;1991, p357
Information about the history and development of espionage in the U.S. is presented. Serving as a British officer during the French and Indian war, former U.S. President George Washington noted the benefits of French alliance with the natives of the North American forests. Washington then...
- The French and Indian War in Pittsburgh: A Memoir. Dillard, Annie // American Heritage;Jul/Aug87, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p49
Chronicles the story of how a girl living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania became fascinated with the history of the French and Indian war. Outbreak of fighting at the Forks of the Ohio in 1754; French armies along the St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes; French control of Fort Duquesne; Defeat of...
- THE CLASH OF EMPIRES. Hoover, Elizabeth // American Heritage;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p80
The article presents information about the events and exhibits to commemorate the 250th anniversary of French and Indian Wars throughout the U.S. The celebration includes a voluminous exhibition at the Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center. The exhibition "Clash of Empires: The...
- FRENCH-AMERICAN PATRIOT OF THE REVOLUTION: JEAN BAPTISTE CHAISON (CHIASSON). // Texas Gulf Historical & Biographical Record;Nov1976, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p51
The article profiles U.S. Revolutionary War veteran Jean Baptiste Chaison. Chaison and his family were captured by the English in Nova Scotia during the French and Indian war and traveled to France. He volunteered for military service with American forces during the Revolutionary War and...