French Army Campsite 27 (south) along the Schuylkill

The First Brigade of Rochambeau’s infantry leaves its camp at Red Lion Tavern on September 3, 1781, marches into Philadelphia, parades before Congress, and marches to its twenty-seventh camp since departure from their first camp in Providence, Rhode Island, on June 18, 1781, along the Schuykill on either side of Market Street. The Second Brigade of Rochambeau’s infantry leaves its camp in Trenton and crosses the Delaware River to its camp at the Red Lion Inn. It will parade before Congress through Philadelphia the next day.

Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts plus campaign artillery and Lauzun’s Legion consecutively
Date
Direction
Destination
South
Yorktown, Virginia (French infantry) and Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia (Lauzun’s hussars)
Latitude
Longitude
39.9541393
-75.17781057
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Philadelphia
PA
Phone Number