Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Camp at Santa Cruz (1887)
A California National Guard "Camp of Instruction," it was established on July 15, 1887, by Colonel William R. Shafter, 1st Infantry, with Companies A, C, D, E, F, G, l, and K, and a detachment of the 1st Artillery Regiment, aggregating 326 men. The command had assembled at the Presidio of San Francisco, July 5, 1887, and marched, with intermediate stops, 90 miles to Santa Cruz.
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