French Infantry Campsite 54 (north) in Dedham

Location


Dedham, MA

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge and Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry, Auxonne Artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  Boston, Massachusetts
Date:  2-5 December 1782
Public Access:  1
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On 2 December 1782, the Regiment Bourbonnois was the first of Rochambeau’s units to march into Dedham on its way to Boston and embarkation for the West Indies.

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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