French Infantry Campsite 48 (north) in Westminster

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
Date:  7-8 November 1782
Public Access:  1
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The camp at Westminster constitutes Camp 48 of French forces on their way to Boston.

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