Armée du Nord, registre de correspondance du général de brigade Macdonald. 1793-1798.
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The Charles Henri, comte d’Estaing Journal Militaire traces the efforts of France to engage the British military in Europe during the American Revolutionary War. After d’Estaing unsuccessfully attempted to defeat the British navy in North America between 1777 and 1780, he turned his attention to allying with Spain for the siege on Gibraltar. The Franco-Spanish forces blockaded Gibraltar from to December 1779 to February 1783, and though they succeeded in taking Minorca on February 5...
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Macdonald, Etienne-Jacques-Joseph-Alexandre, duc de Tarente, 1765-1840
Epithet: General; Maréchal de France British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798.0x0000c3 Étienne Jacques Joseph Alexandre MacDonald (1765-1840) was a Marshal of France and military leader during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars, regarded with respect for both his military achievements and his personal character. Born in France to Jacobite Scottish parents, he embarked o...