The Journal of Major George Washington - A Most Merry and Illustrated Edition

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The Journal of Major George Washington - A Most Merry and Illustrated Edition
 

Authored by George Washington
Authored with Charles F. Cooper

The Journal of Major George Washington was the first of George Washington's published writings and describes his trip in 1753 to the "Ohio Country", the region around and north of what is now modern-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This edition includes copious notes and commentary to help explain the time, people, and places of this early diplomatic mission to the outposts of the French army that was laying claim to the region. An added appendix contains extracts of the Journal of Christopher Gist, the frontiersman who served as the guide for the 21-year-old Major Washington. Illustrated with 3 maps and 15 black and white cartoon illustrations. 129 pages.


Publication Date:
2015-06-12
ISBN/EAN13:
1512331732 / 9781512331738
Page Count:
144
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
History / United States / Colonial Period




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