French Army Campsite 16 (north) in Georgetown


Washington, DC

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery and Lauzun's Legion consecutively
Direction:  north
Destination:  Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry) and winterquarters in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun's Legion)
Date:  July 18-22, 1782
Public Access:  1

The sixteenth French camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782, from July 18 to July 22, 1782, extended along P street between P Street and Q Street with additional artillery along N Street.