Robert Selig on The American Campaigns of Robert Guillaume, baron de Dillon, mestre de camp, Volontaires Étrangers de Lauzun

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Robert Dillon is one of the most colorful officers in Lauzun's Legion, Rochambeau's most colorful unit. His recently discovered journal/autobiography, which ends on 3 October 1781, shortly after his arrival in Gloucester, Virginia, provides intriguing insights into what this 24-year-old Franco-Irish officer found worth recording in the New World as he rode the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary […]