Lauzun’s Legion Campsite in Kingston


Kingston, NJ

Who?:  French
Units:  Lauzun's Legion
Direction:  north
Destination:  Crompond/Yorktown Heights, New York and from there to winter quarters 1782/83 in Wilmington, Delaware
Date:  September 3-7, 1782
Public Access:  1

“on a height overlooking the Brunswick Road.” Lauzun’s Legion encamped here from September 3-7, 1782, on the march back from Virginia. The exact location of this campsite is unknown, perhaps near the junction of New Jersey-SR 27 and New Jersey-SR 518.