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Yorktown in York County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Soissonois Regiment

 
 
Soissonois Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 25, 2015
1. Soissonois Regiment Marker
Inscription. These 900 men were quartered here during the Siege. Professional soldiers, many fought again for France on other fields as did the regimental commander Marquis de Saint Maime. He became a Lieutenant-General in 1792 and fought under Napoleon.
 
Location. 37° 13.533′ N, 76° 32.333′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Road one mile west of Crawford Road (County Route 637), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in the French Encampment Area of the Yorktown Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saintonge Regiment (here, next to this marker); Bourbonnois Brigade Encampment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Regiment Royal Deux-Ponts (Zweibrücken) (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Simon’s Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away); Agenois Encampment (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Changed Scene (approx. 0.9 miles away); Baron De Viomenil (approx. 1.1 miles away); D’Aboville’s Headquarters (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .  Yorktown Battlefield - Colonial National Historical Park. National Park Service
Saintonge Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
2. Saintonge Regiment Marker
(Submitted on November 26, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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