French Infantry Campsite 47 (north) in Windham

Windham constitutes Camp 47 of French forces on their way to Boston. Marching on CT-SR Route 14 from Waterman’s Tavern in Rhode Island the infantry encamped here from 19 through 23 June 1781.

For information on the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail provided by the friends’ group W3R-US click here: https://w3r-og.w3r-us.org/

For additional information on the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail provided by the National Park Service click here: https://www.nps.gov/waro/index.htm

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Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Boston, Massachusetts
Latitude
Longitude
41.70242377
-72.14974971
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Windham
CT
Phone Number