ⓘ Camp Stoneman, DC

Camp Stoneman, DC

ⓘ Camp Stoneman, DC

Camp Stoneman was a United States Army military facility located in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War. It served as the Dismounted Camp for the cavalry forces of the Army of the Potomac from September, 1863 to December, 1864.

Named after George Stoneman, commander of the cavalry during the Civil war, the camp was established adjacent to the Giesboro cavalry depot in September 1863, after moving from camp Davis in Alexandria, Virginia. In December 1864, the camp moved to pleasant valley, Maryland, but the depot and the hospital remained and people continued to refer to the area as camp Stoneman. The territory now occupied by the Department of defenses joint base Bolling-Anacostia.

In 1865, after the war, William McKinley, then a captain in the army, was there.

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  • cavalry raid was conducted cautiously by its commander, Brig. Gen. George Stoneman and met none of its objectives. The flanking march went well enough, achieving

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