"Camp Curtin," Harpers Weekly, September, 1862. 
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Illustration of Camp Curtin military training ground outside Harrisburg, PA, in 1862.

Credit: Harpers Weekly

Constructed on the site of a former agricultural fairground on the outskirts of Harrisburg, Camp Curtin was far and away Pennsylvania's largest military training facility during the Civil War. More than 80 percent of the Pennsylvanians who served during the war passed through this training camp.

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