French Army Campsite 28 (north) at the Red Lion Inn


Frankford, PA

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts plus campaign artillery and Lauzun's Legion consecutively
Direction:  north
Destination:  Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry) and winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun's Legion)
Date:  September 2/3, 1782
Public Access:  1

The campsite at the Red Lion Inn, their twenth-eight camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782, was the last French camp in Pennsylvania before entering New Jersey.