Lauzun’s Legion Campsite 8 (north) in Alexandria

French forces under comte de Rochambeau camped in Alexandria, on July 17-20, 1782, their fifteenth 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.

Units
Lauzun’s Legion
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to and winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Latitude
Longitude
38.81058192
-77.0497185
Address
Zipcode
City
State
Alexandria
VA
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