Was George Washington a Good General?
George Washington: The General
On February 22, 1732 in the British Commonwealth of Virginia, Mary Ball Washington gave birth to her first son. Little did she know that her son, George, would later become one of the greatest military leaders of all time, and her countries first president (Virginia.edu).
Washington was one of ten children (six by Mary Ball and four by George Washington's father's first wife) in an aristocratic Virginian family. The Washington family was farmers as well, growing tobacco and preparing timber. …
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