Expédition Particulière main 'gateway' page URL is:|
The above URL goes to the English text mainpage. There is a French version linked from the English page. However the French vesrion is not current.
PRINCIPAL THEME PAGES as listed on main 'gateway' page.|
Perspective on the French-American Alliance
"French-American Relations in the Age of Revolutions: From Hope to Disappointment (1776-1800)"
"The Unlikely Spy" by Garl G. Karsch describes the French agent, Achard de Bonvouloir's December 1775 secret meeting in Philadelphia with Benjamin Franklin and others that led to French national leaders decision to assist the American Rebels. See: http://carpentershall.org/history/french.htm
FRANCE'S CONTRIBUTION TO AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Prepared by M. Jacques de TRENTINIAN for a filmed DVD educational program for the Sons of the American Revolution. See: http://xenophongroup.com/issues/contribution.htm
Chronology of French Decisions and Actions PDF file at: http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/Chronology%20of%20French%20Decisions%20and%20Actions.pdf
"Lafayette, Franklin, And The Coming of Rochambeau's Army"
Benedict Arnold's Letter "To the Inhabitants of America" New York, 7 October 1780.
Alliance Day 2003 http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/2003.htm
Yorktown Day 2004 http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/yd2004.htm
225 Years Ago ... A Brief History of the French Alliance http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/carphall.htm
Comte de Rochambeau webpage
Marquis de Lafayette webpage
French Volunteers and Supporters of the American Revolution
Château de Bléancourt, Museum of French-American Friendship and Cooperation. http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/bleran.htm
Port-Vendres (Roussillon), France, Sister City to Yorktown, Virginia, USA. http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/pvendres.htm
Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Heritage Act of 2000.
Les Régiments Français
French Naval Leaders and the French Navy in the American War for Independence http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/marine.htm
Expédition Particulière Background http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/ep_prom.htm
Washington-Rochambeau Route to Victory Display http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/mvdisply.htm
George Washington, Brief Review of his Military Career http://xenophongroup.com/patriot/washington/washingt.htm.
Lafayette's Virginia Campaign http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/laf_va.htm
Memorial to the 'Second Battle of the Virginia Capes (1781)', Cape Henry Virginia. http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/caphenry.htm
George Washington's Tribute to Comte de Grasse. http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/tributes02.htm
Rochambeau's Army March http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/r-march.htm
Virginia Washington-Rochambeau Route http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/wrmarch.htm
Directions for retracting the historic 'Washington-Rochambeau Route to Victory' of 1781along modern roads between Monut Vernon and Yorktown, Virginia.
Route of the French Army Wagon Train from Annapolis, Maryland, to Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781 http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/wagon.htm
Route of the Hussars of Lauzun's Legion in 1781
The 800 French Army Troops at Gloucester (1781).
Commemoration of French Forces at the Yorktown Battlefield
French Naval Leaders and the French Navy in the American War for Independence
The French Navy and the American War of Independence
Second Introduction (by Admiral Hooper) on the French Navy in the American Revolution
Mémorial Amiral de Grasse Musée de la Marine [French Naval Museum at Grasse, France]. URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/grassemus.htm Links to section on de Grasse in EP page on French Naval Leaders (see above).
Table Summary of Movements of French Naval Fleets During the War for American Independence
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/fleets.htm
World War Context of the American Revolution
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/worldwar.htm
Impact of French World-Wide Involvement in the War for American Independence
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/fr-contr.htm
West Indies Score Card During the American War for Independence
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/WI2.htm
Strategic Assessment of the Battle of the Saintes (12 April 1782) URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/assess01.htm [This page is designed to specifically counter the mistaken assertions about the impact the French naval defeat had upon the overall West Indian Theater of Operations in the American War for Independence. The page links to the West Indies Score Card and de Grasse related pages.]
First Naval Battle of the Virginia Capes (1781)
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/capes_1.htm
Second Naval Battle of the Virginia Capes (1781)
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/capes_2.htm
Suffren's East Indian Campaign (1782-1783) in the American War for Independence
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/suffren.htm
Spain's Contribution to the American War for Independence
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/spain01.htm
The Broglie French Connection and the Planned Invasion of England
URL is http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/invasion.htm
La Belle Poule's 17 June 1778 combat.
Scipion's 17 October 1782 combat.
Battle of Ushant 27 July 1782.
[Note these are outside of 'mcjoynt' directory, and may also relate to 'oriflamme' directory]
Recognizing Ethnic Diversity Associated with Yorktown 1781
Questionable descriptions of the French assault on British Redoubt 9 at Yorktown, night of 14 October 1781. This issue is under consideration and will address recent revisionist presentations being presented at Yorktown National Park as well as in publications sponsored by the NPS. Issue will devlop from present material at page "Seizure of Redoubts 9 and 10, Yorktown (14 October 1781)": http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/9and10.htm
Flohr's Invention: A Revisionist Account of the French Assault on Redoubt 9, Yorktown, 14 October 1781.
Yorktown Campaign Decision http://xenophongroup.com/issues/decision.htm
Washington's 14, 15, and 16 August Diary Entries http://xenophongroup.com/issues/14-aug.htm
Survey of Opinions of 'Knowledgable Historians' Concerning the Yorktown Campaign Decision. http://xenophongroup.com/issues/h_list.htm
Washington's dispatch to de Grasse Concerning the Yorktown Campaign Decision http://xenophongroup.com/issues/17-aug.htm
Commemorative Events http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/tem_anc.htm
"Rochambeau Interpreted" http://xenophongroup.com/vita/welsh
Canadian Seven Years' War Cemetery in Quebec City. http://xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/quebec01.htm
Page posted 18 April 2004, revised 6 April 2013.