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Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

Co. 2425 MP-3

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Inscription. CCC Company 2425, with Negro veterans of WW I as its members, was formed at Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia, June 27, 1933. The Corpsman then moved to Shiloh National Military Park and lived in tents while building Camp Young, which was to be their Tennessee home for 8 years. The 2425th maintained the Park and the National Highway to Corinth, Miss. They improved roads, installed erosion dams, erected stone walls, planted thousands of trees, and gained honor by evacuating victims of the 1937 flood.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 30.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 35° 7.654′ N, 88° 21.733′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22/142, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cleburne's (2d) Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anderson's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cleburne's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Second Tennessee Regiment (approx. 0.4 miles away); Russell's Brigade (approx. half a mile away); Polk's Tennessee Battery (approx. half a mile away); Ohio 48th Infantry (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. African AmericansCharity & Public Work
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 757 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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