French Infantry Campsite 53 (north) in Wrentham

Location


Wrentham, MA

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge and Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry, Auxonne Artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  Boston, Massachusetts
Date:  1-4 December 1782
Public Access:  1
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For the march from Providence to Boston, Rochambeau organized his forces by regiment, beginning with the Bourbonnois, which left its encampment in North Providence on 1 December and marched 16 miles to its next camp in Wrentham.

For information on the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail provided by the friends’ group W3R-US click here: http://www.w3r-us.org/

For additional information on the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail provided by the National Park Service click here: https://www.nps.gov/waro/index.htm

For a timeline of the Washington-Rochambeau Historic Trail in Massachusetts click here: Timeline

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