French Infantry Campsites 8 (south), and 43 (north) in Southington

French forces camped twice in Southington, in late June 1781 on the way to White Plains and again in October 1782 on their way to Boston.

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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 (French infantry)
Latitude
Longitude
41.56809278
-72.92422716
Address
Zipcode
1089 Marion Ave
6479
City
State
Southington
CT
Phone Number