Was born in Vendome, in 1725, and entered the army at the age of sixteen years. In 1746, he became aid-de-camp to Louis Philippe, Duke of Orleans, and was afterwards appointed to the command of the regiment of La Marche. He was wounded at the battle of Lafeldt. He fought bravely at Creveldt, Minden, Corbach, and Clostercamp. In 1780, he came to Philadelphia with a strong force, and after assisting in the capture of Cornwallis, and remaining several months in America, he returned to France. He died in 1807, aged 61 years. [P. 9.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall: comprising many of those of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and other distinguished persons connected with the early history of the efforts which resulted in the glorious Liberty we now enjoy. Philadelphia. 1856.