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Liberty-Loving Lafayette:


Pictures & Documents

Yorktown Battlefield Marker

When Washington appeared, with men, materiel, and horses,

He put "The Boy" in charge nearly one-third of our forces. 45


Thus on the Yorktown battlefield, our fa-vor-ite marquis

Performed a starring role to win this final vic-to-ry.



45 Lafayette's division was given the position of honor on the right flank of the American front line. His good friends, Hamilton and Laurens, who led the crucial attack on Redoubt #10, were under his command.