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.
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_2855.
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