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Camp Gilmore
 
 
In 1863 a post named Camp Gilmore, was established about four miles north of Trinidad in Humboldt County to protect the mail route. It was garrisoned by elements of the 1st Battalion of Mountaineers, California Volunteers. The camp was abandoned sometime in 1864.

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