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General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania /

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania /

 
 
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Summary

Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River).
Relief shown pictorially.
Title from westernmost panel.
Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black) and graphite pencil.
Relief shown pictorially.
Indicates nature of the adjacent landscape along the hatched route line.
The date of the final rendering of the route by Dr. McGowan is not known (approximate).
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Date

01/01/1758
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Contributors

Forbes, John, 1710-1759.
Potts, John, 1738-
McGowan, Wm. D. (William D.)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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Library of Congress
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