CAPTAIN ROBERT PHILIPPE LOUIS D'ORLEANS ~ McCLELLAN'S STAFF ~ AAG
Item #: CWB8773
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With the outbreak of the American Civil War in April 1861, Chartres and his brother, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, traveled to the United States to support the Union cause. On September 24, 1861, Chartres was commissioned a captain in the United States Army. He served as an assistant adjutant general on the staff of the commander of the Army of the Potomac, Major General George B. McClellan. He served in the Battle of Gaines's Mill on June 27, 1862 and resigned from the Union Army on July 15, 1862.
Shipping Weight: 0.35 lb