Continental Army (center column), and Lauzun’s Legion Campsites in New Brunswick

Campsite of the American Center Column August 29/30, 1781; description of 1782 camp “behind a bridge across the Raritan River.” The exact location of this campsite is unknown but was most likely identical with the campsite of General Lincoln’s column of August 29/30, 1781, at Raritan Landing.

Units
General Benjamin Lincoln with Colonel Alexander Scammell’s Light infantry and the First New York Regiment in 1781, Lauzun’s Legion in 1782
Date
Direction
Destination
Both
Yorktown, Virginia in 1781, and Newburgh, New York in 1782, Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun’s Legion) in 1782
Latitude
Longitude
40.50537276
-74.45753541
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City
State
New Brunswick
NJ
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