Philippe Liébert

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Philippe Liébert
Congress Own Regiment
Born August 9, 1733
Nemours, Île-de-France
Died September 23, 1804
Montréal, Canada
Service/branch Army
Years of service Continental Army: 1775–1783
Rank Captain; Major for pension
Unit Congress Own Regiment
Battles/wars Seven Years' War: American Revolutionary War:

Philippe Liébert (August 9, 1733 – September 23, 1804) was a French Canadian soldier who fought on the U.S. side of the American Revolutionary War, serving in Moses Hazen's 2nd Canadian Regiment of the Continental Army.

Philippe Liébert was born in Nemours, France, in the old-regime province of Île-de-France. He was a soldier of Montcalm in the Berry regiment.

He served with Clément Gosselin in Quebec for 23 years, from 1754 until 1777.[1][2]

Before and after the war, he was a talented sculptor in Quebec, known in particular for the decoration of the Church of La Visitation-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie, the oldest extant church in Montreal. A road is named after him in the eastern part of Montreal.[3][4]


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