The Young Wagoner: Surviving Braddock's Defeat 1755

What am I doing here? Will I survive? Will any British survive? Dear God, help me! What should I do?

As these thoughts raced through my mind, Daniel Boone rode up to me. “Jost, cut your horse from its harness, mount it, and save yourself! Ride out of here.”

I was inclined to do just that.

But my prayer was answered by an unusual source: George Washington.

Get to know the life and adventures of a fourteen-year-old Pennsylvania Dutchman, farmer, wagoner, and survivor of Braddock's Defeat.

by R. Greg Lau

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