French Army Campsite 27 (north) in Philadelphia

On August 30, 1781, Lauzun’s Legion camps in Philadelphia. Between August 31 and September 3, Rochambeau’s infantry marches into Philadelphia, parades before Congress, and encamps on their their twenty-seventh camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782.

Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts plus campaign 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)
Latitude
Longitude
39.97173819
-75.13948077
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Philadelphia
PA
Phone Number