He served in the American War of Independence under Rochambeau, and in 1789 was sent as deputy to the States General by the nobles of the bailliage of Peronne.
A "Rochambeau fete " was held simultaneously in Paris.
The Memoires militaires, historiques et politiques, de Rochambeau were published by Luce de Lancival in 1809.
See Duchesne, " Autour de Rochambeau " in the Revue des facultes catholiques de l'ouest (1898-1900); E.
Gachot, " Rochambeau " in the Nouvelle Revue (1902); H.
De Ganniers, " La Derniere Campagne du marechal de Rochambeau " in the Revue des questions historiques (1901).
In 1779 he entered the French military service (Royal-Baviere), accompanied General Rochambeau to America as his adjutant, distinguished himself during the war with England, notably at the siege of Yorktown, 1781, and in 1785 was promoted to be colonel proprietaire of the regiment Royal-Suedois.
By Rochambeau, Paris, 1877), of Odet de Selve, ambassador to England (ed.
In July Count Rochambeau arrived at Newport, Rhode Island.
Other interesting landmarks are "Woodland" (formerly called "Bloomsbury Court"), built early in the 18th century by William Trent, and said to have sheltered, at various times, Washington, Lafayette and Rochambeau; the "Hermitage," erected some time before the War of Independence; and "Bow Hill," in the suburbs of the city, a quaint old colonial mansion which for some time before 1822 was a home of Joseph Bonaparte.
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JEAN BAPTISTE DONATIEN DE VIMEUR, ROCHAMBEAU Comte De (1725-1807), French soldier, was born at Vendome (Loir-et-Cher) on the 1st of July 1725.
Throughout, Rochambeau had displayed an admirable spirit, placing himself entirely under Washington's command and handling his troops as part of the American army.
These guns, which Rochambeau took back to Vendome, were requisitioned in 1792.
A statue of Rochambeau by Ferdinand Hamar, the gift of France to the United States, was unveiled in Lafayette Square, Washington, by President Roosevelt on the 24th of May 1902.
Representatives of the Lafayette and Rochambeau families also attended.