This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Charles Langlade, the Green Bay fur trader is on the left directing the attack with Indians from Wisconsin and Michigan (Ottawa, Chippewa, Menominee, Winnebago, Pottawatomie, and Huron). General Edward Braddock is just falling from his horse, and Major Washington is catching its bridle.
Image ID: 1900
Creation Date: 1755-07-09
Creator Name: Deming, Edwin Willard
Collection Name: WHS Museum
Original Format Type: paintings
Original Format Number: 1942.488
Original Dimensions: 40 x 60 inches
Also known as The Battle of Monongahela. July 9, 1755.
see also: ID 33763
Original painting is in the collections of the WHS Museum, 1942.488
Ho Chunk Indians
Indians of North America
Military art and science
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