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Haitian Monument in Savannah GA

Haitian Monument in Savannah GA

The four bronze soldiers atop the monument's granite base represent the service and sacrifice of the Chasseurs Volontaires de Saint-Domingue, the 500-man Haitian unit that fought in the Oct. 9, 1779, battle that decided the Siege of Savannah.

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Henri Christophe, Savannah GA

Henri Christophe, Savannah GA

<P>The hatless drummer boy represents Henri Christophe, the future king of Haiti, who was just 12 when he served in Savannah.</P>
<P>The four bronze soldiers atop the monument's granite base represent the service and sacrifice of the Chasseurs Volontaires de Saint-Domingue, the 500-man Haitian unit that fought in the Oct. 9, 1779, battle that decided the Siege of Savannah. </P>
<P>more info @ <A href="HaitiTimeline.com&; </P>
<P>Photo: Steve Bisson</P>

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Chasseurs Volontaires Monument

Chasseurs Volontaires Monument

The four bronze soldiers atop the monument's granite base represent the service and sacrifice of the Chasseurs Volontaires de Saint-Domingue, the 500-man Haitian unit that fought in the Oct. 9, 1779, battle that decided the Siege of Savannah. more info @ HaitiTimeline.com

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