French Army Campsites 25 (south) and 29 (north) in Trenton


Trenton, NJ

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts plus campaign artillery and Lauzun's Legion consecutively.
Direction:  Both
Destination:  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 from there to winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun's Legion) in 1782
Date:  September 1/2, 1781 and September 4-8, 1782
Public Access:  No

French forces camped here on September 1/2 1781, their twenty-fifth camp since departure from their first camp in Providence, Rhode Island, on June 18, 1781, and again on the return march on September 3-7, 1782, their twenty-ninth camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782.