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Bourbonnois Brigade Encampment

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, November 25, 2015
1. Bourbonnois Brigade Encampment Marker
Inscription. French infantry troops at Yorktown were organized into three brigades. This brigade, some 1,800 soldiers and officers, was composed of the Bourbonnois and Deux Ponts regiments brought from New York by Rochambeau.
 
Location. 37° 13.5′ N, 76° 32.167′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Road 0.8 miles west of Crawford Road (County Route 637), on the right when traveling west. Touch 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. Regiment Royal Deux-Ponts (Zweibrücken) (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saintonge Regiment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soissonois Regiment (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Simon’s Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Agenois Encampment (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Changed Scene (approx. 0.8 miles away); Baron De Viomenil (approx. one mile away); D’Aboville’s Headquarters (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .  Yorktown Battlefield - Colonial National Historical Park. National Park Service (Submitted on November 25, 2015.)
Bourbonnois Brigade Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 25, 2015
2. Bourbonnois Brigade Encampment Marker
 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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