Prince Frederick Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1737-1815

In 1793/4, Prince Josias was the principal Commander of the Austrian forces in the Netherlands and one of Britain’s allies during the War of the First Coalition against revolutionary France. Along with General Count Clairfayt, he won major victories at Aldenhoven and Neerwinden against Dumouriez, and it was he who selected the newly-arrived Duke of York to command the siege operations against Valenciennes.
Size 11 x 17 cms
Price £28.00