Historic Schedule

     
 

CAMP
MARCH DATE
1. Providence, RI
First March: 18-21 June
2. Waterman's Tavern, RI
(near present Pottersville)
Second March: 19-22 June
3. Plainfield, CT
Third March: 20-23 June
4. Windham, CT
Fourth March: 21-24 Jun
5. Bolton, CT
Fifth March: 22-28 June
6. East Hartford, CT
Sixth March: 25-28 June
7. Farmington, CT
Seventh March: 26-29 June
8. Barnes' Tavern, CT
(present Marion)
Eighth March: 27-30 June
9. Break Neck, CT
Ninth March: 28 June-1-July
10. Newtown, CT
Tenth March: 1-2 July
11. Ridgebury, CT
Eleventh March: 2-3 July
12. Bedford, CT
(Only one brigade)
(part of Eleventh March of 3 July)
13. North Castle, NY
(Mount Kisco)
Twelfth March: 6 July
The allied armies remained at Philipsburg anticipating a major operation against the English at New York City. In August 1781, the decision was made to conduct a strategic march against the English army in Virginia.
Note: numbering of day marches begins anew for this SECOND PHASE of the march to Yorktown.
14. Philipsburg, NY
First March: 18-19 August
15. Pines Bridge, NY
Second March: 21 August
16. Hunt's Tavern, NY
Third March: 22 August
17. King's Ferry, NY
Fourth March: 24 August
18. Haverstraw, NY
Fifth March: 25 August
19. Suffern, NY
Sixth March: 26 August
20. Pompton Meetinghouse, NJ
Seventh March: 27 August
21. Whippany, NJ
Eighth March: 27-29 August
22. Bullion's Tavern (Liberty Corner), NJ
Ninth March: 30 August
23. Somerset Courthouse (Millstone), NJ
Tenth March: 31 Aug-1 Sep
24. Princeton, NJ
Eleventh March: 1-2 Sep
25. Trenton, NJ
Twelfth March: 2-3 Sep
26. Red Lion
Thirteenth March: 3-4 Sep
27. Philadelphia, PA
Fourteenth March: 5-6 Sep
French army paraded past the Continental Congress.
Rochambeau went on a boat from Philadelphia to Chester, where George Washington met him with the news that de Grasse's squadron had arrived at the mouth of the Chesapeake.
28. Chester, PA
Fifteenth March: 6-7 Sep
29. Wilmington and Newport, DE
Sixteenth March: 7-8 Sep
30. Head of Elk, MD
(Where a few French embarked on boats.)
Seventeenth March: 9 Sep
31. Lower Ferry (Perryville), MD
Eighteenth March: 10 Sep
32. Bush Town (Harford), MD
Nineteenth March: 11 Sep
33. White Marsh, MD
Twentieth March: 12-15 Sep
34. Baltimore, MD
Twenty-First March: 16 Sep
35. Spurier's Tavern, MD
Twenty-Second March: 17 Sep
36. Scott's House, MD
Twenty-Third March: 18-21 Sep
37. Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake voyage 22-25 Sep
At Annapolis, sufficient ships had arrived to transport the army (except for the wagon train and its hussar escort) down the Chesapeake Bay.
38. Archer's Hope, VA
Twenty-Fourth March: 26-27 Sep
39. Williamsburg, VA

28 Sept, the Allied army moved into siege positions around Yorktown, VA



   
 
 

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