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Marquis de Lafayette

Military (6-Sep-1757 — 20-May-1834)


James R. Gaines. For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions. New York: W. W. Norton. 2007. 533pp.

Noel B. Gerson. Statue in Search of a Pedestal: A Biography of the Marquis de Lafayette. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1976.

Anne C. Loveland. Emblem of Liberty: The Image of Lafayette in the American Mind. LSU Press. 1971. 208pp.

Lucy Foster Madison. Lafayette. Philadelpia: Penn Publishing Co.. 1921. 372pp.

Charlemagne Tower, Jr.. The Marquis de La Fayette in the American Revolution: With Some Account of the Attitude of France Toward the War of Independence. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1895. (2 vols.) 494pp. + 537pp.

Harlow Giles Unger. Lafayette: America's French Knight. John Wiley & Sons. 2002. 452pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.849)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.598)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.574)

  9. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.220)

  10. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.420)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.418)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.286)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.387)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.537)

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