French Infantry Campsites 10 (south), and 41 (north) at Caleb Baldwin’s Tavern in Newtown

Location

32 Main St.
Newtown, CT 6470

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  both
Destination:  White Plains, New York, and Boston, Massachusetts
Date:  28 June - 1 July 1781 and 24 – 26 October 1782
Public Access:  1
Phone Number:  

French forces camped twice on Newtown, in June/July 1781 on the way to White Plains, New York, and in late October 1782 on their way to Boston, Massachusetts.

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