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Huenemoerder - Chapter 06

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There are more wishes in France for the order of the Cincinnati than for that of St. Louis. - Peter Charles L'Enfant
A French Connection
IT WAS THE DECLARED INTENTION of the Society of the Cincinnati to preserve the friendships with the French officers who served in the Revolutionary War. The reason was obvious. Some revolutionaries criticized the French alliance because the ancien regime was undoubtedly even less agreeable than the English system, yet in military terms the alliance was invaluable. Without the support of the French army and navy and the experience of some French officers who served with American commissions, the Revolutionary War might well have been lost. No one was more aware of this fact than the officers of the Continental Army. Their gratitude to and respect for the French officers was genuine, and honoring the allies was one of the principal motives for forming the Society. There are more wishes in France for the order of the Cincinnati than for that of St. Louis. - Peter Charles L'Enfant A French Connection IT WAS THE DECLARED INTENTION of the Society of the Cincinnati to preserve the friendships with the Frenc
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