On Nov. 25, 1758, the British and provincial army led by Gen. John Forbes arrived at the Forks of the Ohio River. The French, anticipating their arrival and aware of the superiority of the British force, had detonated their stock of gunpowder and abandoned Fort Duquesne the day before. “Without stroke of sword,” Forbes' army took control of the smoldering ruins and the critical land at the Point for Great Britain.
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