Camp French (NRIS 08001055)
Marine Corps Base, Quantico,
Virginia. County/parish: Prince William.
1 contributing site.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
November 12, 2008.
Part of Campaigns for the Control of Navigation on the Lower Potomac River, 1861-1862, Virginia, Maryland, and DC, MPS
Also known as:
- Camp Holms
- Camp Mallory
- (Confederate Cantonment at)Evansport
- VDHR File No. 076-5313
- Camp French
- Camp French (44PW0917) was the site of a major Confederate Army encampment between March 1861 and August 1862. Encompassing more than 150 acres (61 ha) on the grounds of the Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia, the site includes four large regimental camps. Archeological surveys conducted since 1994 have identified locations of winter huts, an arms magazine, and a target range. The site is partially occupied by the Medal of Honor Golf Course, and traversed by Fuller Road.The Camp French site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/08001055