Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Camp Stanford
 
A Civil War tent camp established in 1863 in present day Stockton, it occupied two square blocks of land in the then undeveloped perimeter of the city, which are now bounded by Rose, Acacia, Van Buren and Monroe streets. It was used to conduct statewide officers training for the California Militia.
 
 
 
Camp Stanford
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Camp Stanford was an American Civil War tent camp established on March 3, 1863 in present day Stockton, California. It was located in the then undeveloped perimeter of the city, occupying two square blocks of land, now bounded by Rose, Acacia, Van Buren and Monroe streets.[1]
 
The Stockton Daily Independent, of Monday, March 2, 1863 reported:

SOLDIERS -- Capt. P.B. WHANNELL, of Company G, 1st cavalry, will bring 28 men to this city on Tuesday night, to go into quarters at the camp selected by Col. BROWN, which, we are informed, will be called 'Camp Stanford.'[2]

Camp Stanford served as the mustering point for Company G, 1st Regiment of Cavalry, California Volunteers which was mustered into the United States service on the June 12, 1863. Company F, of that regiment was mustered into service there on October 31, 1863.[3]
 
References
1. The California State Military Museum, Historic California Posts: Camp Stanford
2. Accessed from newspaperabstracts.com May 15,2011, Stockton Daily Independent, Monday, March 2, 1863
3. The California State Military Museum: 1st Regiment of Cavalry, California Volunteers
 
 
 
 
 
Updated 16 December 2015.