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Chappel, Alonzo, (1828-1887) Braddock's Retreat

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0089 Author/Creator: Chappel, Alonzo, (1828-1887) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1866 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 27.2 x 18.5 cm.

One engraving entitled "Braddock's Retreat" dated 1866. Depicts General Edward Braddock's retreat after an attack by French and Indian forces. Engraved after an original painting by Alonzo Chappel in possession of the publishers.

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