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Grave Marking of Patriot Etienne Bernard - April 23, 2023
Patriot Etienne Bermard defended Fort San Carlos in St. Louis, Spanish Louisiana in 1780 as a member of the militia. the Fort was under attack from British and Native American forces. Although, the defenders were heavily outnumbered, it was successfully defended, ending the British objective of controlling the Mississippi River.
Etienne Bernard was also a founding member of All Saints Catholic Church.
This Grave Marking was presented by the Fernando de Leyba Chapter, Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolution, the Saint Charles Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, All Saints Catholic Church, Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of its founding and the City of St. Peters, Missouri.
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