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Major General Baron Steuben

Engraving published by R Wilkinson, London, 15 May 1783.

Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben served in the Prussian Army during the Seven Years War (1756-1763) and fought on the American side in the American War of Independence (1775-1783) as Inspector General of the Continental Army. Steuben taught the new Army the essentials of military drill and discipline, including training in the use of the bayonet.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1969-10-171-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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