About a mile to the east, August 13, 1781, Lafayette, then commanding American forces in Virginia, placed in camp his militia, consisting of Campbell's, Stevens' and Lawson's brigades. Wayne was at Westover; Muhlenberg and Febiger were in camp on the Pamunkey four miles northwest. The campaign of Yorktown was about to open; these troops were later engaged there.
Geographic Location: King William County
Physical Description of Location: West Point, VA 23181. Located on King William Road (Rt. 30), 4 miles northwest of the junction of King William Road (Rt. 30) and 14th Street (Rt. 33). Marker is on the right when traveling northwest on King William Road (Rt. 30).
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