French Army Campsite at Fort Independence


New York, NY 10467

Who?:  French
Units:  Detachments of French forces for the Grand Reconnaissance July 1781
Direction:  north
Destination:  British defensive positions around New York City
Date:  July 21-23, 1781
Public Access:  1

French troops encamped between the ruins of Fort Independence along Giles Place in the Bronx and the Bronx River.