Eyewitness to YORKTOWN

Selig, Robert A.
February 2003
Military History;Feb2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p58
Highlights the French assault of the British-held Redoubt No. 9 in Yorktown, Virginia as described through letters written between August 1, 1780 and December 20, 1781 by Wilhelm Graf von Schwein, a member of the Royal Deux-Ponts Regiment of Germans. Personal background; Details on the preservation and reproduction of the letters; Text of his letter on the arrival of the French fleet in Newport, Rhode Island.


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