Today in History – May 28 – George Washington fights in the Seven Years War

28 May

On this day in 1754 Lieutenant Colonel George Washington led his Virginia militia in a successful defeat of the French and Indian scouts in southwest Pennsylvania in an effort to lay claim to the property for Virginia. The battle lead into a full blown war. The Ohio Valley had long been a disputed area between […] http://www.topsailnewsonline.com/?p=12625

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