J.J. Fernand Hamar, Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau (1902). Below Rochambeau is "Liberty Defending America." Bronze. Located at Lafayette Park, Washington. Reproduced from James M. Goode, The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1974, 379. Hamar's sculpture commemorates Comte de Rochambeau who commanded the Royal French Expeditionary Force during the American Revolution. Below, Liberty grasps the flags of France and America in her upraised hand, symbolizing the unity of the two nations.