If you’re interested in learning more about Lafayette, please visit some of these other sites and organizations.

Other Lafayette Organizations

American Friends of Lafayette

The Lafayette Trail

The Lafayette Society



Auricchio, Laura. The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

Bris, Gonzague Saint and George Holoch. Lafayette: Hero of the American Revolution. New York: Pegasus Books, 2011.

Cray, David A. Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship the Saved the Revolution. New York: Bantam Books,  2013.

Carter, Hodding, The Marquis de Lafayette: Bright Sword for Freedom. New York: Random House, 1958.

Duhl, Olga Anna and Dian Windham Shaw. A True Friend of the Cause: Lafayette and the Antislavery Movement. New York: The Grolier Club, 2016.

Fritz, Jean, and Ronald Himler. Why Not, Lafayette? New York: Puffin Books, 2001.

Gaines, James R. For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions. New York: W.W. Norton, 2009.

Gottschalk, Louis. Lafayette Comes to America. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1935.

Gottschalk, Louis. Lafayette Joins the American Army. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1937.

Gottschalk, Louis. Lafayette and the Close of the American Revolution. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1942.

Gottschalk, Louis. Lafayette in America. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1975. (Combination of the above three works by Gottschalk)

Gottschalk, Louis. Lafayette Between the American and French Revolution 1783-1789. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1950.

Gottschalk, Louis and Margaret Maddox. Lafayette in the French Revolution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973.

Idzerda, Stanley, Anne C Loveland, Marc H Miller, and Queens Museum. Lafayette, Hero of Two Worlds: The Art and Pageantry of His Farwell Tour of America, 1824-1825. Hanover, New Hampshire: Queens Museum, 1989.

Kramer, Lloyd. Lafayette in Two Worlds: public cultures and personal identities in an age of revolutions. The University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Leepson, Marc. Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2014.

Levasseur, Auguste. Lafayette in America: 1824-1825: Journal of a Voyage to the United States. Translated by Alan R. Hoffman. Lafayette Press, 2006.

Loveland, Anne C. Emblem of Liberty: The Image of Lafayette in the American Mind. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971.

Maas, John R. The Road to Yorktown: Jefferson, Lafayette, and the British Invasion of Virginia. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2015.

Maurois, Andre. Adrienne: The Life of the Marquise de la Fayette.  McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1961.

Miller, Donald. Lafayette: His Extraordinary Life and Legacy. Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse, 2015.

Spalding, Paul S. Lafayette: Prisoner of State. Columbia: The University of South Carolina Press, 2010.

Unger, Harlow G. Lafayette. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley, 2002.

Vowell, Sarah. Lafayette in the Somewhat United States. Turtleback Books, 2016.