French General François-Étienne de Damas Hand Written Letter JG Autographs COA
This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (22 June 1764 – 23 December 1828) was a French general. Damas was born in Paris. Destined by his family for a career in architecture, instead he joined the. On 14 July 1789 and served in the camp sous Paris in 1792. Damas’s mathematical knowledge led général. Of the engineers to choose him as his aide-de-camp on coming to take command of Paris. Damas went with Meusnier when Meusnier moved to the armée du Rhin, which was commanded by Custine. And found himself close to Meusnier when Meusnier was mortally wounded crossing the. Damas was then made an adjudant-général, then chef d’état-major under. He distinguished himself in the crossing of the. During which he took an Austrian position at bayonet-point and was wounded in the leg by a bullet just as, in the words of. He was showing the army the path to victory. He was also noted for his conduct at the assault on Alexandria, the capture of. The battle at Chebreiss, the. Battle of the Pyramids. And the battle at Ghemélié, all during the. French invasion of Egypt. He also took part in the destruction of the. Camp before El-Arichet and caught the plague in. He then rose to général de division and commanded part of. After Kléber’s death. After the battle unwisely begun by. General Damas was ill-treated in the reports back to Paris and disgraced by. Damas left the army and was jobless for five years. He was implicated in the trial of. Jean Victor Marie Moreau. And only freed at the request of. When Murat became Grand Duke of Berg in 1806, he made Damas his secretary of state and military commander. He fought in the. French invasion of Russia. Distinguishing himself at the. Was killed in the same campaign. Louis XVIII of France. Made him a colonel and commander of the garde royale de Paris (later known as the gendarmerie royale). He remained loyal to the king during the. During which he served as inspector general of infantry. He held his posts from 1816 until his death in Paris in 1828. The item “French General François-Étienne de Damas Hand Written Letter JG Autographs COA” is in sale since Sunday, March 3, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Political\Other Political Autographs”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay, Ecuador, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Russian federation, Montserrat.