VAN STOCKUM: Hero of France: Part 1, Battles here and there

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The controversial marriage of Susanne Henning (left) and Antoine de Charette spanned from the royalty and battlefields of France to the fields of Shelby County, but it was General Baron Athanase de Charette who was a patriarch and hero . In the first of a 2-part series, we are introduced to the heroics of General de Charette.

By Ron Van Stockum

Included in the Daily New Era in Hopkinsville on March 7, 1908, was this headline:

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