French Infantry Campsite 49 (north) in Voluntown


Sterling, CT

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  Boston. Massachusetts (French infantry)
Date:  November 8/9, 1782
Public Access:  1
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French troops camped here from June 20-23, 1781, their fourth camp since departure from their first camp in Providence, Rhode Island, on June 18, 1781, and again on November 8/9, 1782, their forty-ninth camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782, en route to Providence.