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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Source: Warrington Dawson. Gift.
Journal in private hands in 1931.
See <i>Journal of the Siege of York-town</i> (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1931) and <i>Les Combattants Francais de la Guerre Americaine 1778-1783</i> (Paris, 1903), p. 132.
Baron Gaspard de Gallatin Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.