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Camp Tulare
 
A temporary post on the Tulare Indian Farm located about three miles east of Porterville in Tulare County, it was established in February of 1871 by 1st Lieutenant William Vose, 2nd Artillery, with Company D, aggregating 105 men. The first post return was dated April 30, 1871. The camp was evacuated on July 30, and the troops marched nearly 100 miles to the Presidio of San Francisco.


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