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John Armstrong, "Scheme of an Expedition to Kittanning,"
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Kittanning, about 1755, "Scheme of an Expedition to Kittanning."

Credit: American Philosophical Society

John Armstrong, "Scheme of an Expedition to Kittanning," c. 1755. These notes and roughly drawn map describe Armstrong's attack on Kittanning. Note the town's cornfields and its proximity to the Allegheny River, which made it a crossroads for Indians and fur traders in western Pennsylvania.

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