French Infantry Campsite 52 (north) in Providence

French infantry had encamped on its June 1781 campsite in Providence on November 10 and 11, 1782, but moved to this new camp their fifty-second camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia, on July 1, 1782, along North Main Street on November 13 and 14, 1782.

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Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry)
Latitude
Longitude
41.84689593
-71.40467602
Address
Zipcode
957 North Main St
2904
City
State
Providence
RI
Phone Number