Jacques Marcus Prevost

Jacques Marcus Prevost

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jacques Marc, Jacques-Marc, James Marcus or Mark Prevost was a British Army officer of Swiss origin. He was born in Switzerland to a family originating in Savoy and had eight siblings, including Jacques' two elder brothers Augustine and Jacques, who both served in the army of the King of Sardinia then the Dutch Republic.Jacques appears to have joined these two brothers in the Netherlands. Augustine was then commissioned as a major, Jacques as a colonel and Jacques Marcus as a captain in the new Royal American Regiment, formed of German and Swiss settlers in the colonies by Great Britain after General Braddock's defeat in western Pennsylvania in the French and Indian Wars in 1755 and with the threat of war with France looming. The three were sent to North America when this war broke out and Jacques Marc was wounded at the Battle of Carillon in New York in 1758show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134909297
  • 9786134909297