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162 year old journal entry reflects on Army's move from old to new 'Camp Floyd'

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Posted at 7:12 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 09:12:28-04

FAIRFIELD, Utah — 162 years ago Monday, Captain Albert Tracy, made a journal entry about the Army's move from old Camp Floyd to the current site in Fairfield.
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September 28, 1858 I have lost the date, but I think it was upon the 10th instant, that, under the not unexpected orders, we struck camp at the first point occupied in Cedar Valley, and marching southward, past the little Mormon village, made about ten miles to our present locality—styled "Camp Floyd," after the Secretary of War.