By Images of America
On October 26, 1862, Col. Edward P. Connor and the third California Volunteers organize Camp Douglas for the aim of defending the overland mail and telegraph routes among Nevada and Wyoming. This begun an extended background of a U.S. army presence within the Salt Lake Valley Mormon neighborhood. even supposing the camp closed on October 26, 1991, the U.S. army nonetheless has a presence this day at the east bench of Salt Lake urban often called castle Douglas. the bottom because it used to be in the course of its heyday of the thirty eighth Infantry is long gone, however the parade flooring and Gothic sandstone houses of officials Circle, shaded by means of bushes planted in the past, nonetheless stay at citadel Douglas.
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