French Infantry Campsite 53 (north) in Wrentham

For the march from Providence to Boston, Rochambeau organized his forces by regiment, beginning with the Bourbonnois, which left its encampment in North Providence on 1 December and marched 16 miles to its next camp in Wrentham.

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

For a timeline of the Washington-Rochambeau Historic Trail in Massachusetts click here: Timeline

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Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge and Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry, Auxonne Artillery
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Boston, Massachusetts
Latitude
Longitude
42.07188883
-71.33269394
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Wrentham
MA
Phone Number