French Army Campsite 12 (south), First Brigade, and Lauzun’s Legion, bivouac in Bedford


45 Court Rd.
Bedford, NY 10506

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois and Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry and Lauzun's Legion
Direction:  South
Destination:  White Plains, New York, Yorktown, Virginia (Bourbonnois and Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry) and Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia (hussars of Lauzun's Legion)
Date:  July 2, 1781
Public Access:  Yes
Phone Number:  914-234-4178

On July 2, 1781, Lauzun’s Legion joined Rochambeau and his First Brigade on the march to Bedford Village, where Lauzun’s troops bivouacked with Rochambeau’s infantry near the lake that forms part of the triangle created by Seminary, Court, and Pound Ridge Roads.

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