National Geographic : 1961 Jul
PAINTINGBY EDWIN WILLARDDEMING, WISCONSIN STATEHISTORICALSOCIETY War-whooping Indians, led by the French, pick off General Braddock's redcoats at the Monongahela River in 1755. Vainly trying to rally his men, Brad dock (center) falls mortally wounded. Pencil points to an arrowhead embedded in a hip bone, and the Fort Necessity battlefield superintend ent examines a British sword. Both relics, unearthed along the route of Braddock's retreat, may be seen in a museum near Fort Necessity. KODACHROMESBY NATIONALGEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPHERBATES LITTLEHALESW N.G.S.