Fort-Necessity


Defense of Fort Necessity  

22 year old Colonel George Washington planned his defenses between two streambeds with earthworks surrounding a wooden stockade. Although Washington’s selection for the fort's location was proper for the tactics of the time, it had two drawbacks: the fort was too close to the tree line, and the trenches dug into the boggy soil filled with water when it rained.

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Fort Ligonier Defense of Fort Necessity

Battle of Fort Necessity.

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