French Army Campsites 21 (south), and 33 (north) in Whippany

French forces camped here on August 27-29, 1781, their twenty-first camp since departure from their first camp in Providence, Rhode Island, on June 18, 1781, and again on the return march on September 10-12, 1782, their thirty-third camp since departure from their camp in Williamsburg, Virginia,on July 1, 1782.

Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts plus campaign artillery and Lauzun’s Legion consecutively
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Yorktown, Virginia (French infantry) and Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia (hussars of Lauzun’s Legion) in 1781, 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
Latitude
Longitude
40.81998435
-74.41507263
Address
Zipcode
67 Whippany Rd./Lucent Technology Park (511 South)
7981
City
State
Whippany
NJ
Phone Number