The thorough reorganization and standardization of the combat army, by the Prussian officer, Baron Frederick von Steuben, proves to be a major turning point in the Patriot's favor, in their War for Independence.
About one-half mile down the Joseph Plumb Martin trail from Artillery Park, the Baron von Steuben Statue overlooks the Grand Parade. General von Steuben spoke no English, and had to have a translator for all of his commands.
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Last updated: April 14, 2016