Camp Barry

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Camp Barry (1861-1865) - A Union U.S. Civil War artillery depot and camp of instruction established in 1861 in Washington DC. Named Camp Barry after Major William F. Barry, (Cullum 957), chief of artillery of the department. Abandoned in 1865 at the end of the war.

Six officers of the 17th New York Battery at Camp Barry
Camp Barry Artillery Depot
Camp Barry Artillery Depot, Washington DC

History of Camp Barry

Established in August 1861 as a Union artillery depot and camp of instruction in Washington DC.

Camp Barry Barracks & Officers' Quarters Plan


Abandoned in 1865 at the end of the war.

Current Status

Unknown status, Washington DC.


Location: Two location descriptions (1) Benning Road NE & Bladensburg Road NE (2) Corcoran's Farm, H Street, NE, near Toll-Gate (likely the most accurate)

Maps & Images

Lat: 38.90025 Long: -76.98305

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