French Infantry Campsite 48 (north) in Canterbury

Location

Westminster Congregational Church; 395 Westminster Rd.
Canterbury, CT 6331

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  North
Destination:  Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry).
Date:  November 7/8, 1782
Public Access:  Yes
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This marker commemorates Camp 48 of Rochambeau’s troops since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782. French troops camped here from November 7/8, 1782, en route to Providence, Rhode Island,.

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