French Army Campsite 5 (north) at Newcastle

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped at Newcastle on July 5-9, 1782, their fifth camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia,on July 1, 1782. French forces are on their march north to re-join the Continental Army outside New York City, New York.

Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to Boston, Massachusetts.
Latitude
Longitude
37.65505248
-77.18596058
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Mechanicsville
VA
Phone Number