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Henri-Gatien Bertrand

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Re: Henri-Gratien Bertrand

Posted: 30 Jul 2012 8:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Marci,
My great grandfather, Ferdinand Bertrand, was a nephew of some degree to Henri-Gratien Bertrand. There are still many descendants of Ferdinand Bertrand in Chorges, France. My grandmother had a ribbon with a medallion attached to it that said in french, "To General Bertrand for his service to Napoleon Bonaparte." She returned it to a museum in France in the 60"s. Each time I go to Paris, I go to Les Invalides and bid him hello!
It's funny because my grandmother loved to read the Conti of Monto Cristo. She knew the story by heart. I have recently read, that Dumas refers to General Bertrand in his novel. Good luck with your search.
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Marici_Marchi... 15 Apr 2004 2:28PM GMT 
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Carolyn Spain 5 Sep 2005 5:03PM GMT 
Andrew Larson 8 Oct 2005 10:04AM GMT 
Buyandfind 30 Sep 2011 1:05PM GMT 
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NANETTEKNIGHT 31 Jul 2012 2:54AM GMT 
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