French Infantry Campsites 4 (south), and 47 (north) in Windham


Windham, CT

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  Boston. Massachusetts (French infantry)
Date:  June 20-23, 1781, and November 5-7, 1782
Public Access:  1
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French troops camped in Windham on June 2-13, 1781, here from November 5-7, 1782, their their forty-seventh camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782, en route to Providence, Rhode Island,. The 1782 camp was on a different location from the 1781 camp, i.e. east of town.