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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock

(1695-1755)
British Commander, French and Indian War

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, January 25, 2019
1. Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock Marker
Inscription.  By coach and six horses purchased from Gov. Horatio Sharpe of Maryland. Braddock traveled this route west in April, 1755. After 10-day meeting in Frederick with Benjamin Franklin and others to arrange for teams, wagons and supplies for the expedition against the French at Fort Duquesne. Braddock was mortally wounded 7 miles from that fort (now Pittsburgh) on July 9, 1755.

 
Erected by The Society of Colonial Wars and the Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 24.995′ N, 77° 26.369′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on West Patrick Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 West Patrick Street, Frederick MD 21702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Frederick (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lloyd C. Culler (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.9 miles away); Major General George Gordon Meade
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By Allen C. Browne, January 25, 2019
2. Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Meade Takes Command (approx. 0.9 miles away); Here and There (approx. one mile away); Barbara Fritchie Cabins & Tea Room (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mary Quantrill's Stand (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
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Library of Congress, September 7, 2012
3. Gen. Braddock
Engraving by William Sartain, circa 1899.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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