Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The War With Spain Memorial
8th California Volunteer Infantry
Eight Army Corps
Mustered in at Camp Barrett Oakland, California
July 6, 1898
A - Chico
B - San Jose
C - Petaluma
D - San Rafael
E - Santa Rosa
F - Oakland
G - Alameda
H - Redding
I - Grass Valley
K - Colusa
L - Marysville
M - San Jose
Mustered out Jan. 28 - Feb. 6, 1899
Dedicated Aug. 20, 1950
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
Location. 37° 48.664′ N, 122° 15.711′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Memorial is at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Harrison Street on Grand Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland CA 94610, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Makkeweks (approx. ¼ mile away); Bowling Greens and Clubhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paramount Theatre (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lake Merritt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lakeside Park Duck Feeding Area (approx. 0.4 miles away); Children's Memorial Statue (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
More about this memorial. The memorial is located on the grounds of the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (formerly the Veterans Memorial Building).
Also see . . . Camp Barrett (militarymuseum.org). "A temporary camp for a few months in 1898 for a 8th Regiment of California Volunteers, it was located at Fruitvale, now a part of the city of Oakland." (Submitted on October 4, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.