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Campaign of 1781 OC-25 | Marker History

Campaign of 1781 Marker, OC-25

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.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1932
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
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).
GPS Location: 37.578122,-76.845312
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