French Infantry Campsites 5 (south) in Bolton

French forces under the comte de Rochambeau camped here on the right-hand (north) side of Bolton Center Road along the so-called “Rose Farm” from 21 June through 25 June 1781, their fifth camp on their way to White Plains.

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 National Historic Trail in Connecticut click here: Timeline

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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 Yorktown, Virginia (French infantry) in 1781, Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry) in 1782
Latitude
Longitude
41.77942097
-72.42718943
Address
Zipcode
266 Bolton Center Rd
6043
City
State
Bolton
CT
Phone Number