Camel Brigade - Ft. Tejon, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing
N 34° 52.466 W 118° 53.564
11S E 327010 N 3860752
Quick Description: Site of the first - and only - Camel Brigade of the US Army
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/16/2008 9:28:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM2ZTM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Moag Ohana
Views: 28

Long Description:
The US Army had its first and only 'Camel Brigade' headquartered here at Ft. Tejon, CA. Lt. Edward F. Beale commanded the Brigade from San Antonio, Texas to Ft. Tejon during late 1850's, until the herd was finally transferred and subsequently sold at auction due to their poor health and the high cost of feeding them.

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