French Army Campsite 2 (north) at Barhamsville

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped here at Byrd’s Tavern/Doncastle’s on July 2-5, 1782, their second 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
37.48043857
-76.87697369
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Barhamsville
VA
Phone Number