Itineraire de la march de L'armee partant de Phillipsburg pour rendre a Prince-town

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Itineraire de la march de L'armee partant de Phillipsburg pour rendre a Prince-town

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Itinerary of the March of the French Army from Phillipsburg to Princeton.

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Itinerary of the march of the army leaving from Phillipsburg in order to go to Princeton:

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Sunday 19 to North Castle 14
Monday 20 to Kingsferry 18
Tuesday 21 Passage of North River
Wednesday 22 [illegible]
Thursday 23 to Suffrance 16
Friday 24 to Pamton 14
Saturday 25 to Whippany 15
Sunday 26 to Bullwin's Tavern 14
Monday 27 to Somerset Courthouse 14
Tuesday 28 to Princeton 15
Wednesday 29 to Trenton 15
Thursday 30 to Red Lion Tavern 15
Friday 31 to Philadelphia 13

There probably will not be place to sojourn, but if there is one it will be at Whippany which is 5 miles from Chatam where the ovens are. One will march by brigade from Kingsferry. Lauzun's volunteers will be with the 1st Brigade.

Sunday, 19 August, leave from White Plains at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, stop and spend the night in bivouac by a large plain[?] 5 miles from the [illegible] of North Castle 5 Miles-Monday 20th to North Castle 7 miles -- Tuesday 21st to Crumpond [Crompont] - 10 miles -- Wednesday 22nd passage of the North River and camp at Straw Harbor 15 miles -- Thursday 23rd stay at Straw Harbor. Friday 24th sae -- Saturday 25th to Suffrance 14 miles -- Sunday 26th to Pamton 15 miles -- Monday 27th to Whippany 15 miles -- Tuesday 28th stay -- Wednesday 29th to Bullwin's tavern 14 miles -- Thursday 30th to Somerset 14 miles -- Friday 31st to Princeton 15 miles -- Saturday 1st September to Trenton 15 miles -- Sunday to Red Lion Tavern 15 miles -- Monday 3rd to Philadelphia 17 miles -- Tuesday 4th stay -- Thursday.

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“Itineraire de la march de L'armee partant de Phillipsburg pour rendre a Prince-town,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 4, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/135.

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