French Army Bivouac/Camp 15 (south) at Pines Bridge

French forces bivouaced the night of August 20/21, 1781, its fifteenth camp since departure from their first camp in Providence, Rhode Island, on June 18, 1781. The infantry bivouacked “in the mud all night in the pouring rain.”

Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts plus campaign artillery and Lauzun’s Legion consecutively
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Yorktown, Virginia (French infantry) and Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia (Lauzun’s hussars)
Latitude
Longitude
41.23377699
-73.76757808
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Pines Bridge
NY
Phone Number