Antoine James de Marigny
[[Image:250 px|center|200px|border]]Antoine Jacques Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville in the officer’s uniform from the Orleans Lancers of the Louisiana Militia, by Jean Joseph Vaudechamp.
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Born: 1811
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Died: 1890
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Nickname: Mandeville
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Branch: French Army
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Rank: Colonel
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Battles: Battle of Fredericksburg
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Antoine Jacques Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville (also known as Antoine James de Marigny and Mandeville DeMarigny) was the son of Bernard de Marigny de Mandeville and the son-in-law of William C. C. Claiborne, the first governor of Louisiana.

He attended the Academy of St. Cyr in the 1830s before briefly serving in the French Army.[2]

During the American Civil War, he was a colonel in the 10th Louisiana Infantry Regiment ("Lee's Foreign Legion") and served in Virginia.[3][4]

He married Sophronia Louise Claiborne, daughter of the first Governor of Louisiana.[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "M378 roll 18". National Park Service. http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  2. King, Grace (1921). Creole Families of New Orleans. Macmillan. pp. 39. http://books.google.com/books?id=cXQOAAAAIAAJ. 
  3. King p. 40
  4. Brooks, Thomas Walter; Jones, Michael Dan (1995). Lee's Foreign Legion: A History of the 10th Louisiana Infantry. Gravenhurst, Ontario: Watts Printing. 
  5. King p. 40, 58
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