For this issue, Professor John B. Hattendorf has created a new appendix to Alan and Mary M. Simpson’s reprinted article on “How Rochambeau Quartered His Army in Newport.” Professor Hattendorf ’s contribution, gleaned from recent scholarship on the French experience in Newport, is a “List of Modern Street Addresses and House Names of the Surviving Buildings Used by French Forces 1780-1781.” There are a number of houses and buildings extant in Newport today where French army officers lived during 1780-1781. In addition, for this issue, Professor Hattendorf has also compiled a listing of recent publications pertaining to the French in Newport, works that had not yet been published when the previous Newport History issue (2003-2004) on the topic, appeared. Professor Hattendorf served as Ernest J. King Professor of Maritime History at the Naval War College from 1984-2016. He was also Chairman of the Maritime History Department and Director, Naval War College Museum, 2003-2016. Since 2017, he has been Ernest J. King Professor Emeritus and special advisor at the Naval War College’s eponymous John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research. The recipient of many awards, he is the author or editor of more than fifty books.
Hattendorf, John B.
"French Forces in Newport: Recent Scholarship,"
Newport History: Vol. 98:
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