French Infantry Campsite 47 (north) in Windham

Location


Windham, CT

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  Boston, Massachusetts
Date:  5 – 7 November 1782
Public Access:  1
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Windham constitutes Camp 47 of French forces on their way to Boston. Marching on CT-SR Route 14 from Waterman’s Tavern in Rhode Island the infantry encamped here from 19 through 23 June 1781.

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