French Infantry Campsite 48 (north) in Canterbury
Westminster Congregational Church; 395 Westminster Rd.
Canterbury, CT 6331
Units: Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Destination: Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry).
Date: November 7/8, 1782
Public Access: Yes
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,.More Information