Photocopy of a journal or memoir, 1780-1781, kept by Baron Gaspard de Gallatin, a French officer in the army of the Count de Rochambeau. The journal concerns his military service in America. Gallatin was a participant in the Siege of Yorktown, but this photostat of the journal appears to be incomplete, stopping before the siege begins. Also includes photograph of a portrait of Baron de Gallatin and photographs of portraits of other family members. Photostat France : Versailles, 1931 22 1/2 cm.
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Baron Gaspard de Gallatin was born at Geneva, Switzerland 19 March 1758. He served in the Regiment de Royal Deux-Ponts which was one of four regiments brought to America by the Count de Rochambeau.
Baron Gaspard de Gallatin Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/144 Accessed August 11, 2020.