Lauzun’s Legion Campsite 2 (north), and French infantry Camp 8 (north) at Burk’s Bridge


Milford, VA

Who?:  French
Units:  Lauzun's Legion
Direction:  north
Destination:  Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to Boston, Massachusetts (French infantry) and winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware (Lauzun's Legion) in 1782.
Date:  July 6/7, 1782 (Lauzun's Legion), and July 9-12, 1782 (French Infantry)
Public Access:  1

Lauzun’s Legion camped here on July 6/7, 1782, Camp 2 (north) since its route merged with that of French forces under comte de Rochambeau, which camped at Green Falls/Burk’s Bridge on July 9-12, 1782, their eighth camp since departure from Williamsburg, Virginia,on July 1, 1782. French forces are on their march north to re-join the Continental Army outside New York City, New York.