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George Washington’s First War
By David A. Clary.ISBN 978-1-4391-8110-2. Copyright 2011. Hardcover with 351 pages including notes, bibliography and index, plus 8 glossy pages of black and white photographs.
David Clary portrays George Washington during his early military adventures.Brought to dramatic life are the harrowing wintertime journey into the wilderness to order the French to leave the territory, the Jumonville Massacre, his bloody defeat at Fort Necessity, his heroism at the Battle of the Monongahela (Braddock’s Defeat), his years of frustration commanding the Virginia Regiment, the Forbes Expedition of 1758, his insubordination to civil and military superiors, and his resignation from the army.