French Army Campsite 15 (north) in Alexandria

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped in Alexandria on July 17-20, 1782, their fifteenth 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 and Lauzun’s Legion consecutively
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry) and winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun’s Legion) in 1782.
Latitude
Longitude
38.84466811
-77.05507896
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Zipcode
City
State
Alexandria
VA
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