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Camp Belmont
A temporary camp established in the town of Belmont by the 74th Field Artillery Battalion sometime in 1943 and occupied until early 1944. Part of the camp appears to have included the St. Joseph's Military Academy, a Catholic boy's school operated by the Sisters of Mercy.
Map Legend:


Battery Bivouac Area
 x--x--x--x--x  Headquarters Battery
 o--o--o--o--o  Battery A
 xxxxxxxxxxxx  Battery B
 --------------  Service Battery
The battalion headquarters was located at the corner of Ralston Avenue and Bayshore Highway, then a two lane road, as opposed to today's Bayshore Freeway (US Route 101)


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