French Army Campsite 34 (north) in Pompton

The First Brigade of the French Army encamped here on September 12/13, 1782, their thirty-fourth camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782. The Second Brigade followed the next day.

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 from there to winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun’s Legion) in 1782
Latitude
Longitude
40.98015626
-74.29945621
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Pompton
NJ
Phone Number