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Louis André BON

French Louis André BON

French general of the French Revolutionary Wars

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Born: on October 25, 1758 in Romans-sur-Isère, France
Died: on May 19, 1799 in Saint-Jean-d'Acre


Biography

He first enrolled very young in the régiment Royal-Infanterie, and took part in the American Revolutionary War. Commanding a battalion of national volunteers in 1792, he rejoined Dugommier on the frontier between France and Spain, soon becoming chef de brigade, fighting bravely at the siege of Bellegarde and being promoted to général de brigade.

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