Spanish American War Camp, Mobile, Alabama
Probably named after Joseph F. Johnston, who was governor of Alabama during Spanish American War. The other possibility is Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston.
This was the muster in camp “near” Mobile for the 2nd Ala. Vol. Inf. Abandoned about June 24, 1898. Muster in and recruiting camp established in the Mobile suburbs in May, 1898 according to source (8). This camp was adjacent to Camp Clark, the camp of the lst Ala. Vol. Inf.
The June 17, 1898 New Orleans Times-Democrat refers to Camp Johnston as the “beautiful camp on the side of Mobile Bay” and that the location is “near Monroe Park.”