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JOSEPH VINOY (1800-1880) Autograph letter signed to General Wimpffen

Sathonay camp, August 23, 1856. In French. 8 pp. in-8° on bi-sheet. Extraordinary General Vinoy’s war story on the Taking of Malakoff and fight with the Russians. The General Vinoy was under the command of General Mac-Mahon. With all the details of sword fighting and combat against Russian soldiers. Vinoy Joseph, general, commandant, participant of the Crimean War 1853-1856. General commanding the 2nd Brigade at Malakoff; senator.