Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.700, Acc. 2013.200
Scope and Contents Contains material collected by Jim Anthony, class of 1952, from various organizations around the Williamsburg and Yorktown areas of Virginia. Included are programs, newsletters, photographs, and administrative material for An Occassion For The Arts program in Williamsburg from 1969-2008; planning documents for the Victory at Yorktown Bicentennial in 1981; correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material related to the Alumni Association and the William and Mary Athletic Endowment...
Identifier: SC 00666
Scope and Contents Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.
Identifier: SC 00569
Scope and Contents Letter, 1781 December 11, Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor, York in Va. to [?] d'Eyroux [d'Eiroux] Pontevez [Ponteves], Simiane, France. 1 p. ; 7 1/2 cm. Regrets the death of the recipient's son, [Marie Jean Balthazar d'Eiroux Ponteves] in an accident and commenting that he was mourned by the entire regiment which had fought earlier in the Battle of Yorktown. Also mentions a debt of the son.
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G115
Scope and Contents 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.