Continental Army (center column), and Lauzun’s Legion Campsites in New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ
Units: General Benjamin Lincoln with Colonel Alexander Scammell's Light infantry and the First New York Regiment in 1781, Lauzun's Legion in 1782
Destination: Yorktown, Virginia in 1781, and Newburgh, New York in 1782, Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun's Legion) in 1782
Date: August 29/30, 1781 and September 7/8, 1782
Public Access: Yes
Campsite of the American Center Column August 29/30, 1781; description of 1782 camp “behind a bridge across the Raritan River.” The exact location of this campsite is unknown but was most likely identical with the campsite of General Lincoln’s column of August 29/30, 1781, at Raritan Landing.