Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 1 of Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865:
...ily name of Toutant de Beauregard. At what time the particle de was abandoned and the hyphen resorted to instead, is not known.
Jacques Toutant-Beauregard was the first of the name who came from France to Louisiana, under Louis XIV., as Commandant of a flotilla, the purpose of which was to bring assistance to the colony, and carry back timber for naval constructions.
So thoroughly did he succeed ...
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