Camp Ellsworth

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Camp Ellsworth is a former American Civil War training camp that existed in 1862 in North Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was located near Fresh Pond, at the abandoned Reed and Bartlett Icehouse.[1][2]It was first occupied by the 1st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry on June 1, 1861.[3]


  1. ^ "Massachusetts". American Forts Network. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "A Brief Chronology of Fresh Pond". Friends of Fresh Pond. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ Bowen, James Lorenzo. Massachusetts in the War, 1861-1865. C.W. Bryan & Co., 1888. p. 100

Coordinates: 42°23′02″N 71°08′38″W / 42.384°N 71.144°W / 42.384; -71.144