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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Camp Sheridan
 
Camp Sheridan Marker (Side A) Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
1. Camp Sheridan Marker (Side A)
 
Inscription. From Division Headquarters, located at this point from August 1917 to May 1918, was directed the training of the Thirty Seventh Division, National Guard Troops of Ohio, for Service in the World War.

The Relief map below indicates the locations of the various units of the Division while in Camp Sheridan.

Index To Map

1 HDQRS. 37th. Div.
2 TN. HDQRS. & M.P.
3 112th FLD. SIG. BN.
4 112th. SAN. TN.
A 145th. INF.
B 146th. INF.
C 134th. M.G. BN.
D 135th. M.G. BN.
E 136th. M.G. BN.
F HDQRS. 73rd. INF. BRIG.
G 147th. INF.
H 148th. INF.
I HDQRS. 74th. INF. BRIG.
K 1st. Ohio INF.
L 2nd. Ohio INF.
M 7th. Ohio INF.
N 9th. BN. Ohio INF.
O HDQRS. Depot BRIG.
P Field Bakeries
Q Hospital
R 112th. TM. BTRY
S 136th. F. A.
T 135th. F. A.
U 134th. F. A.
V 112th. AM. TN.
W 112th. Sup. TN.
X 112th. ENGRS.
Y 112th. ENGR. TN.
Z Supply Warehouses

Reverse:
This monument, fashioned from native Ohio stone taken from the quarry from which the material was secured for the erection of Ohios Historic Statehouse, is set here in the soil of Alabama by the members of the 37th Division Veterans Association, and dedicated to the Spirit of Unity which
 
Camp Sheridan Marker (Side B) Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
2. Camp Sheridan Marker (Side B)
 
animated the people of Both States in the hour of impending conflict.

Dedicated November 11, 1931
 
Erected 1931 by 37th Division Veterans Association.
 
Location. 32° 25.591′ N, 86° 16.981′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Johnson Avenue east of Lower Wetumpka Road, in the median. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Johnson Avenue, Montgomery AL 36110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 167th Infantry / Alabamas Own (here, next to this marker); 37th Division The Buckeye Division (a few steps from this marker); 9th Infantry Division / “The Old Reliables” (a few steps from this marker); Pickett Springs / “The Best Public Resort” (approx. half a mile away); Gunter Annex / Gunter Basic Flying Training School (approx. 2.5 miles away); Governor William Calvin Oates / Colonel W. C. Oates, CSA at Gettysburg (approx. 3 miles away); Civil War Medicine / Montgomery's Confederate Hospitals (approx. 3 miles away); Brigadier General Birkett Davenport Fry, CSA / Colonel B.D. Fry at Battle of Gettysburg (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .
 
(Side A, Frame 1) Camp Sheridan Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
3. (Side A, Frame 1) Camp Sheridan
 
 Historic Images of Camp Sheridan, Alabama. (Submitted on December 14, 2010.)
 
(Side A, Frame 2) Index To Map Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
4. (Side A, Frame 2) Index To Map
 
 
(Side A, Frame 3) Camp Sheridan Relief Map Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
5. (Side A, Frame 3) Camp Sheridan Relief Map
 
 
Camp Sheridan Marker (Side B Close-up) Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
6. Camp Sheridan Marker (Side B Close-up)
 
 
Camp Sheridan Marker (Side B) Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
7. Camp Sheridan Marker (Side B)
 
 
Camp Sheridan Marker (Side A) Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
8. Camp Sheridan Marker (Side A)
 
 
Old Photo of Camp Sheridan Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
9. Old Photo of Camp Sheridan
 
 
Camp Sheridan Site East View Photo, Click for full size
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
10. Camp Sheridan Site East View
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,803 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   9, 10. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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