Simon Bernard


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(1779–1839) military engineer, born in France. Once a maréchal de camp under Napoleon, he was recruited to the War Department to draft plans for a system of forts to defend the U.S. coastline from seaborne attacks.


From The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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