Continental Army Campsite (right column) in Bridgewater


Bridgewater, NJ

Who?:  American
Units:  General Washington and Colonel John Lamb's Second Continental Artillery Regiment
Direction:  north
Destination:  Yorktown, Virginia
Date:  August 29/30, 1781
Public Access:  1

Continental Army troops camped here on August 29/30, 1781 along the Middle Brook. This is possibly the same site where Maryland troops had camped in the winter of 1778/79. At Millstone this column enters the route taken by the French forces a few days later.