Youngster of the Revolution: General and Baroness Riedesel and Family Posed by Mary Lanier, Amer Boivier (General Riedesel), Margaret Mosher, Miss Mabel Snyder (the Baroness) and Faye Mosher

View of people in period costume commemorating the Battle of Saratoga (1777) on the Saratoga Battlefield in Stillwater, Saratoga County, N.Y. The man (Amer Boivier) is dressed as Friedrich Adolph Riedesel, Freiherr zu Eisenbach (a.k.a., "Baron von Riedesel," 1738-1800), commander of the Brunswick regiments that served in the battle. The woman next to him (Mabel Snyder) is dressed as Riedesel's wife Charlotte (1745-1808). The three girls around them (Mary Lanier, Margaret Mosher, Faye Mosher) are dressed as three of the Riedesel's children. This image was created to record the historic sites activities of the New York State Conservation Department.
Identifier
NYSA_14297-87_2855
Date
1932
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_2855.
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Geographic Locations

Saratoga County