French Army Campsite 1 (north) at Drinking Spring

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped near Drinking Spring on July 1-4, 1782, their first 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.

Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to Boston, Massachusetts.
Latitude
Longitude
37.37285792
-76.7805474
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Williamsburg
VA
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