Manuscripts and Special Collections

The people involved

British and colonial loyalists

French and American combatants

  • Jean Baptiste Charles Henri Hector d'Estaing, Comte d'Estaing (1729-1794; French admiral)
  • François Joseph de Grasse, Comte de Grasse (1722-1788; French admiral)
  • Marie J.P. Lafayette, Marquess de Lafayette (1757-1834; French soldier and politician)
  • Donatien Rochambeau (1750-1813; French general)
  • Jacques-Melchior Saint-Laurent, Comte de Barras (c.1719-c.1793; French admiral)
  • George Washington (1732-1799; revolutionary army officer and first president of the United States of America)


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