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Friedrich “Baron” von Steuben

Frederick William Augustus, Baron Von Steuben by Charles Willson Peale, in the Independence Hall Museum, Philadelphia, PA


Bowen, Francis. “Life of Baron Steuben.” In Library of American Biography, edited by Jared Sparks, Vol. 9. New York: Harper, 1848.

Chase, Philander Dean. “Baron von Steuben in the War of Independence.” Duke University, 1972.

Cronau, Rudolf, and Don Heinrich Tolzman. The Army of the American Revolution and Its Organizer. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 2004.

Jones, Mary Helen Eppright, and Lorena Start Jersen. Steuben:  The Baron and the Town. Remsen, NY: Remsen-Steuben Historical Society, 1994.

Lockhart, Paul Douglas. The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army. 1st ed. [Washington, D.C.] : New York, NY: Smithsonian Books ; Collins, 2008.

North, William, and G. Martin Sleeman. Baron von Steuben:  Major General, Inspector General & Drillmaster, Continental Army. Utica, NY: North Country Books, 1990.

Palmer, John McAuley. General von Steuben. Port Washington, N.Y: Kennikat Press, 1966.

Richards, Augustus L., Mary Helen Eppright Jones, and Edward L Jones. Washington, Steuben and the Continental Army:  Servants of Democracy. Remsen, NY: Friends of Baron Steuben, 2000.

Memoirs and Papers

Steuben, Frierich. Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Papers  1778-1851 (bulk 1779-1781). 4 vols. New York Historical Society, n.d.

Last Will and Testament

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