French Infantry Campsites 10 (south), and 41 (north) at Caleb Baldwin’s Tavern in Newtown

French forces camped twice on Newtown, in June/July 1781 on the way to White Plains, New York, and in late October 1782 on their way to Boston, Massachusetts.

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Units
Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery
Date
Direction
Destination
both
White Plains, New York, and Boston, Massachusetts
Latitude
Longitude
41.41297499
-73.30821446
Address
Zipcode
32 Main St.
6470
City
State
Newtown
CT
Phone Number