Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
Portraits of French
chevalier de Chastellux – French general, liaison between Rochambeau and Washington
comte d’Estaing – French admiral, unsuccessful against British fleet at Newport
comte de Grasse – French Admiral, defeated British fleet at Chesapeake Capes
Marquis de Lafayette – French aristocrat, Continental Army officer, like a son to Washington
comte de Rochambeau – commander-in-chief of French forces