French Infantry Campsites 8 (south), and 43 (north) in Southington

Location

1089 Marion Ave
Southington, CT 6479

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 (French infantry)
Date:  26 – 29 June 1781 and 27 - 28 November 1782
Public Access:  1
Phone Number:  

French forces camped twice in Southington, in late June 1781 on the way to White Plains and again in October 1782 on their way to Boston.

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