French Army Campsite 38 (south) at Archer’s Hope


Williamsburg, VA

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Direction:  north
Destination:  Yorktown, Virginia
Date:  September 25/26, 1781
Public Access:  1
Phone Number:  (757) 898-3400

Coming on vessels sent by Admiral de Grasse to Annapolis, French forces arrive at Archer’s Hope, their thirty-eight camp since departure from their first camp in Providence, Rhode Island, on June 18, 1781.

More Information