Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Camp Santa Catalina Island
On January 1, 1864, Company C of the 4th Infantry, California Volunteers, commanded by Captain B. R. West, occupied the island. The Army had established the post on the island with the idea of converting it into a reservation for Indians. However, when the proposal was abandoned, so was the Army post.
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Updated 8 February 2016