Tennessee Camp (NRIS 08001059)
Marine Corps Base, Quantico,
Virginia. County/parish: Stafford.
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:
- 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Camp
- Camp Bate
- VDHR File No. 089-5207
- Tennessee Camp
- Tennessee Camp, also known as 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Camp and Camp Bate, is a historic archaeological site and American Civil War encampment located at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Stafford County, Virginia. It was the location of a winter Confederate States Army regimental-sized camp from September 1861 through February 1862. It consists of at least 141 hut pits, surface features remaining from 'dugout' huts utilized as winter quarters by soldiers during the Civil War era.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/08001059