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Camp Berry news clipping from the Daily Eastern Argus, February 3, 1864. Description of a visit to Camp Berry where General Rowley was then Commandant and Lieutenant Colonel Merrill was in charge. Inspection of the barracks, dining rooms and kitchens. There were 700 to 800 men quartered there, each company quartered by itself. Mention is made of the "Corps D'Afrique" numbering "32 negroes" who were quartered and sent to the 14th Rhode Island Regiment "whenever General Rowley can learn where that regiment is."