Lauzun’s Legion Campsite 3 (north), and French Infantry Camp 10 (north) at Todd’s Tavern/Charles Thornton’s House


Woodford, VA

Who?:  French
Units:  Bourbonnois, Soissonnois, Saintonge, Royal Deux-Ponts Regiments of Infantry plus regimental artillery and Lauzun's Legion consecutively
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 7/8, 1782 (Lauzun's Legion), and July 11-14, 1782 (French infantry)
Public Access:  1

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped near Todd’s Ordinary/Charles Thornton’s house on July 11-14, 1782, their tenth 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.