Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
Original Author: Johnson, Fry & Company, publisher
Created: Mid-nineteenth century
Medium: Engraving
Publisher: Virginia Historical Society

Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, a Prussian military officer who served as a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, is seen in full uniform as he rides on horseback in this mid-nineteenth-century engraving published in New York. Steuben helped train the American soldiers and commanded one of George Washington's divisions during the Yorktown campaign.