Johnson Saving Dieskau at the Battle of Lake George by Benjamin West

1755

Johnson Saving Dieskau at the Battle of Lake George

After Baron Dieskau was captured by the British at the Battle of Lake George, the Indian allies of the British threatened to kill him. This painting depicts Sir William Johnson as the man responsible for saving Dieskau, although Johnson was actually injured and Dieskau was under the watch of Lieutenant Daniel Claus.

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