French Infantry Campsite 52 (north) in Providence

Location

957 North Main St
Providence, RI 2904

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  North
Destination:  Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry)
Date:  November 13-December 4, 1782
Public Access:  No
Phone Number:  401-272-5101

French infantry had encamped on its June 1781 campsite in Providence on November 10 and 11, 1782, but moved to this new camp their fifty-second camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782, along North Main Street on November 13 and 14, 1782.

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