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.