Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte of Rochambeau, Maréchal of France, was sent by King Louis XVI to command the troops that France was sending to help the American colonies. He took part in the Battle of Yorktown. In this building, still the Rochambeau residence, the officers of the French army who had served in America, gathered in 1784 to create the French chapter of the Society of Cincinnati.
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