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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); Airman First Class John L. Levitow Monument (approx. 2.5 miles away); Award of Air Force Cross to Dustin H. Temple (approx. 2.5 miles away); Award of Air Force Cross to Ivan M. Ruiz (approx. 2.5 miles away); Award of Air Force Cross to Robert Gutierrez, Jr. (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Images of Camp Sheridan, Alabama. (Submitted on December 14, 2010.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable Places
 
(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
(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 , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,425 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   9, 10. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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