French Army Campsite 2 (north) at Byrd’s Tavern/Doncastle/Burnt Ordinary


Barhamsville, VA

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to Boston, Massachusetts.
Date:  July 2-5, 1782
Public Access:  1

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped near Barhamsville 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.