Lauzun Hussar Campsite 3 (south), American Wagon Train Campsite 3, Lauzun’s Legion Campsite 6 (north) and French Army Campsite 13 (north), in Dumfries


Dumfries, VA

Who?:  American and French
Units:  Lauzun's hussars and American Wagon Train in 1781, Lauzun's Legion and French infantry in 1782
Direction:  north
Destination:  Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia (hussars) and Yorktown, Virginia (Wagon Train ) in 1781, Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun's Legion) in 1782.
Date:  September 17/18, 1781 (hussars), September 21/22, 1781 (American Wagon Train ), July 11/12, 1782 (Lauzun's Legion), and July 15-18, 1782 (French infantry)
Public Access:  1

Allied forces are on their way to Yorktown, Virginia,and Gloucester, Virginia.