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Braddock's Defeat

Braddock's Defeat
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Title: Braddock's Defeat
Description: 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
July 9, 1755 
Deming, Edwin Willard
WHS Museum
Genre: Painting
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
Subjects: Menominee Indians
Ojibwa Indians
Potawatomi Indians
Ho Chunk Indians
Fur trade
Horse-drawn vehicles
Ottawa Indians
Wyandot Indians

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