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

St. Simonís Headquarters

 
 
St. Simonís Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2008
1. St. Simonís Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  The Marquis de St. Simon commanded three regiments of French infantry (Agenois, Gatinois and Touraine) brought to Virginia from the West Indies by De Grasse. After the Siege they returned to the “Islands” leaving their sick and wounded in Rochambeauís care.
 
Erected by Colonial National Historical Park, National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 37° 13.585′ N, 76° 32.606′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the Yorktown Battlefield in Colonial National Historical Park, on the Allied Encampment Tour. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saintonge Regiment (approx. ľ mile away); Soissonois Regiment (approx. ľ mile away); Agenois Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Regiment Royal Deux-Ponts (ZweibrŁcken)
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Bourbonnois Brigade Encampment (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Changed Scene (approx. 1.1 miles away); Baron De Viomenil (approx. 1.3 miles away); Washington-Rochambeau Route (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Yorktown Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Yorktown. The Patriot Resource website. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Yorktown 1781. A British perspective of the Battle of Yorktown from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on the Yorktown Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2008
2. Marker on the Yorktown Battlefield
St. Simonís Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, November 25, 2015
3. St. Simonís Headquarters Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on November 26, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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