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Originally published in the 1911 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica, this Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 16 pages, recounts the life and career of French soldier and statesman Lafayette, who fought alongside the colonists in the American Revolution and commanded the French national guard in the French Revolution.Includes supplementOriginally published in the 1911 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica, this Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 16 pages, recounts the life and career of French soldier and statesman Lafayette, who fought alongside the colonists in the American Revolution and commanded the French national guard in the French Revolution.Includes supplemental material:• About the Life of Lafayette, in Brief• About the American Revolution, in BriefSample passage:Lafayette was absent from America about six months, and his return was the occasion of a complimentary resolution of Congress. From April until October 1781 he was charged with the defense of Virginia, in which Washington gave him the credit of doing all that was possible with the forces at his disposal; and he showed his zeal by borrowing money on his own account to provide his soldiers with necessaries. The battle of Yorktown, in which Lafayette bore an honorable if not a distinguished part, was the last of the war, and terminated his military career in the United States....

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  • Suzanne
    2019-03-10 14:16

    A good introduction This is a good, short overview of the political career of Lafayette in America and overseas. I only wish there was more and his personal life and times.