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Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Pierre Etienne Duponceau papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D94
Scope and Contents Letter, 1781 August 29, from Baron von Steuben, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Pierre Etienne [Peter Stephen] Duponceau, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Duponceau's Carte de Visite. The letter is written in French and von Steuben states he has had no reply to letters sent to Pres. Washington and to the Secretary of the Congress; von Steuben plans to leave for Carolina to join Gen. Greene. oe .Also inluded are a typed transcription of the letter and clippings about Duponceau...

Marquis de Lafayette Letter to General Nathanael Greene

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Identifier: SC 01342
Scope and Contents

Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corps of militia and General Steuben and Muhlenberg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.

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Richmond (Va.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, French 1