Lauzun’s Legion Campsite 8 (north) in Alexandria

Location


Alexandria, VA

Who?:  French
Units:  Lauzun's Legion
Direction:  North
Destination:  Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to and winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Date:  July 17-20, 1782
Public Access:  No
Phone Number:  

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped in Alexandria, on July 17-20, 1782, their fifteenth camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia,on July 1, 1782. French forces are on their march north to re-join the Continental Army outside New York City, New York.