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Camp Stoneman


Photograph of Camp Stoneman

National Archives

Established in 1942, Camp Stoneman (121.89W 38.02N) was the principal Army assembly area for troops shipping out to the Pacific from San Francisco. In June 1944 the camp had an area of 3242 acres (1313 hectares) and barracks for 2,604 officers and 35,607 men.

American infantry units arriving at Camp Stoneman

111 Infantry Regiment
Arrived 1943-11-3

77 Infantry Division (Bruce)     
Arrived 1944-3-19

541 Infantry Regiment
Arrived 1945-5-23

American airborne units arriving at Camp Stoneman

503 Parachute Infantry Regiment     
Arrived 1942-10-16
11 Airborne Division (Swing)     
Arrived 1944-4-23

American cavalry units arriving at Camp Stoneman

112 Cavalry Regiment    
Arrived 1942-7-11

1 Cavalry Division (Swift)    
Arrived 1943-7-21     

American antiaircraft units arriving at Camp Stoneman

32 Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade    
Arrived 1943-8-20

102 Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade Arrived 1944-10-25     

American engineer units arriving at Camp Stoneman

339 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1943-4-3      

1052 Engineer Port Construction and Repair Group      
Arrived 1943-7-3      

1054 Engineer Port Construction and Repair Group      
Arrived 1943-11-15      

1322 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1944-1-5      
African-American
1312 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1944-1-11      
African-American
1320 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1944-2-10      
African-American
1307 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1944-3-10      

4 Engineer Special Brigade     
Arrived 1944-4-1     

1059 Engineer Port Construction and Repair Group      
Arrived 1944-4-9      

1311 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1944-4-25      
African-American
1200 Engineer Base Depot Group     
Arrived 1944-12-9      

1350 Engineer Base Depot Group     
Arrived 1944-12-17      

1189 Engineer Base Depot Group     
Arrived 1944-12-20      


Railroad connections

Port Chicago

Stockton


References

California State Military Department (accessed 2008-7-16)

Huston (1966)

Stanton (2006)


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