French Army Campsite 8 (north) at Wrights Fork in Green Falls


Millford, VA

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental 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) in 1782.
Date:  July 9-12, 1782
Public Access:  1

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped near Green Falls/Burk’s Bridge on July 9-12, 1782, their eighth 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.