Antoine Charles du Houx, baron de Viomenil letter to Vicomte d'Arrot, 1781 September 9

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Antoine Charles du Houx, baron de Viomenil letter to Vicomte d'Arrot, 1781 September 9

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Letter of Baron de Viomenil, at the camp of Head-of-Elk to Vicomte d'Arrot concerning the march of the Lauzun Legion.

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The superior officer commanding the cavalry of the Lauzun Legion, will march at the head of the column of the artillery and equipment of the army, and will be followed by the equipment of the company, this march will all be done up to during the departure of troops or equipment which will follow the same direction, he will camp and will have the wagons park the closest as it will be possible to the [illegible] which will be his destination, he will place guards and sentinels as he will judge necessary for the policing of his cavalry and of his park, he will choose besides the best means in order that he must not have any disorders by any hussars or servant of his Legion, he will have the offenders punished, and his company will form moreover for the order of its proceeding tomorrow and the following day to that which will be judged by Messierus Dumas and Perthier, charged with the direction of this column.

At the camp of Head-of-Elk the 9 September 1781

Viomenil

I observe to date to Monsieur le Vicomte d'Arrot that he addressed [illegible] to us which has his sole legion.

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To Sir Monsieur le Vicomte d'Arrot camp master commanding the Lauzun Legion at his camp

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Ink on paper

Citation

Vioménil, Antoine Charles du Houx, baron de, 1728-1792, “Antoine Charles du Houx, baron de Viomenil letter to Vicomte d'Arrot, 1781 September 9,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 4, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/134.

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