Category: Forbes Expedition

Categories: French and Indian War Conflicts | Seven Years' War | New France Armed Forces

The Forbes Expedition was a British military expedition led by Brigadier-General John Forbes in 1758, during the French and Indian War. Its objective was the capture of Fort Duquesne, a French fort constructed at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers (present-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) in 1754.


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