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Lecture takes attendees on journey through American Revolution troop movements

Lecture takes attendees on journey through American Revolution troop movements

Plenty of people know about the Siege of Yorktown, the last major battle of the American Revolution that ended in a decisive victory by American and French troops over British forces in October 1781.

But the march from the battlefield was an undertaking all its own.

How that logistical challenge was tackled is the subject of a lecture to be given by Robert Selig, an expert on the soldiers under the command of French military officer Comte de Rochambeau, at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, according to a National Park Service news release.

The talk focuses on the northward march undertaken by French troops in July 1782 to New England and the logistical problems...

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