The British Defeat of the French in Pennsylvania, 1758
A Military History of the Forbes Campaign Against Fort Duquesne
Douglas R. Cubbison
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, logistics, artillery, training and discipline that led to the campaign’s success and discusses its role in American Colonial history.