About the bill
H.R. 5655 establishes the Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument in the State of Kentucky as a unit of the National Park System.
Located in southern Jessamine County, Kentucky, and founded in 1863, Camp Nelson was constructed by Major General Ambrose Burnside and the 9th Corps of the Army of Ohio to serve as a supply depot, hospital facility, and training and recruiting center for the Union Army during the Civil War. Camp Nelson provided the Union Army with over 10,000 African American soldiers, making it the third largest ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Length: 5 pages
H.R. 5655 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act, H.R. 5655, 115th Cong. (2018).
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