Fort Anderson

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Fort Anderson (1862-1862) (1864-1866)- First established May 1862 by Capt. Charles D. Douglas, 2nd California Infantry, as temporary protection from hostile Indians. Named after Col. Allen Latham Anderson (Cullum 1840), 8th California Infantry. Reestablished in February 1864 as Camp Anderson and finally abandoned 9 Aug 1866.

Location: About 27 miles northeast of Arcata, Humboldt County, California.

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Lat: 40.9712406 Long: -123.926125

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