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The British Defeat of the French in Pennsylvania, 1758: A Military History of the Forbes Campaign Against Fort Duquesne

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This is the first complete military study of the campaign directed by Brigadier General John Forbes in 1758 to drive the French out of the forks of the Ohio River. The author details the leadership, supply tactics, artillery, training and discipline that led to the campaign's success and its role in American Colonial history.
Paperback, 251 pages
Published March 25th 2010 by McFarland (first published March 8th 2010)
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Dec 02, 2015 Jerome rated it really liked it
A great, engaging history of Forbes’s campaigns against Fort Duquesne. Cubbison covers the campaign in detail and argues that it really was a turning point that contributed directly to Britain’s ultimate victory in North America.

The book is a military history in the traditional sense. Cubbison discusses a different aspect of the campaign in each chapter, but still pulls it all together in a cohesive manner. Forbes’ life and career, organization, logistics, setbacks, and geography are all given g
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