… Rochambeau was originally in training to be a priest?
… Rochambeau was wounded in the leg and near his eye in 1747 as a young soldier at the Battle of Laufeldt, War of Austrian Succession.
… Rochambeau took another bullet in his thigh in 1760 at the Battle of Clostercamp, Seven Years’ War.
… Rochambeau suffered most of his life from those wounds, even at the Battle of Yorktown, VA.
… Rochambeau rode countless miles on horseback in spite of his leg wounds.
… Rochambeau nearly died of small pox?
… Rochambeau expected his soldiers to attend church services whenever possible, and he marched with a priest in his company.