Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Camp Steele
On June 15, 1852, 1st Lieutenant Tredwell Moore of Company K, 2nd Infantry Regiment led a detachment out of Fort Miller for the upper reaches between the middle and south forks of the Merced River. On June 20 he established temporary Camp Steele, named in honor of the acting Assistant Adjutant General of the Department of the Pacific, Frederick Steele, 2nd Infantry Regiment.
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