Ailing Forbes Reviews the Troops


Physical Description

Original Illustration from "Pennsylvania's Forbes Trail: Gateways and Getaways along the Legendary Route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh" Images for editorial use only with written permission from French and Indian War 250, Inc. For permission and hi resolution files, contact empire@alleghenyconference.org.

Specific History

General John Forbes reviews thousands of redcoat and provincial soldiers at the sprawling tent camps at Raystown, later known as Bedford. The Forbes Expedition numbered more than 6,000 men; it was a large and complex undertaking in almost every aspect.


Gerry Embleton, Artist


French and Indian War 250, Inc.