question archive Write an article on George Washington as a Great Military Leader
Write an article on George Washington as a Great Military Leader. It needs to be at least 1250 words.
What made Washington a great military leader is his unmatched wisdom and determination that made him prominent among his peers who also respected him and give him great importance in the decision-making process because they all realized that the presence and decision of Washington could make a significant difference in the situation2.Washington was among the few people of the world who devotedly fought for their ideologies and view regarding current affairs. He was a man with a purpose and passion and thus, this struggle was also led by this purpose and ideology and he always showed his willingness to risk his life for the sake of his convictions, beliefs, and views.
The military career of George Washington began as part of the militia in 1754 to 1758 and since then he exhibited great service responsibility as part of Virginia Militia. He was highly influenced by his brother who also prided him concrete training and directions to become an integral part of the U.S Arm forces. During his serving as an aide to General Braddock, he appeared as a determined and trustworthy militant3.When he was young, he spent many days working as a surveyor for Lord Fairfax of England that has now become the state of Virginia.
During these days he attained a great understanding of land and people with whom he later fought several battles after becoming part of the Continental Army of United States. Washington played important role in the political landscape of the United States but his services as military leaders allowed him to write his name in American history at a prominent place4.In his first battle, he was forced to surrender at the Pennsylvania frontier. Despite this defeat, Washington established his image as a reputable and courageous military leader.
In the battle of the Wilderness or Braddock's defeat (1755), Washington proved himself as a great militant when he had two horses shot from under him but he eventually led the surviving British and colonial forces soldiers on victory when he had to assume command from General Edward Braddock who was deadly wounded.