What was the date of General Braddock's attack on Fort Duquesne?
The Battle of Monongahela was fought on July 9th 1755.
What are two reasons why General Forbes journey and attack on Fort Duquesne was different and more successful than General Braddock's?
The French won a decisive military victory. The British, leads by James Grant and George Washington lost 104 killed, 220 wounded and 18 captured. The French lost only 8 killed and 8 wounded. Though the French had beaten off the initial British attack, they understood that their force of about 600 could not hold Fort Duquesne against the main British force. The French continued to occupy Fort Duquesne until November 26, when the garrison set…