French Infantry Campsite 3 (south) in Plainfield


Plainfield, CT

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry and regimental artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  White Plains, New York and Yorktown, Virginia (French infantry)
Date:  June 19-23, 1781
Public Access:  1
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Plainfield constitutes the third camp of French forces since departure from their first camp in Providence, Rhode Island, on June 18, 1781, on their way to White Plains. Marching on CT-SR Route 14 from Waterman’s Tavern in Rhode Island,, the infantry encamped here June 19-23, 1781.

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