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Hampton Station in Montgomery County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Camp Boone

 
 
Camp Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
1. Camp Boone Marker
Inscription.  Here in 1861 was established a staging area and training camp for Kentuckians desiring to enlist for the Confederacy. An early camp commander was Brig. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner, CSA. Col. (later Brig. Gen.) Roger W. Hanson brought here a regiment of Kentucky State Guards, which became the 2nd Ky. Inf., CSA. Other Kentucky units staging here included the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Ky. Cavalry Regiments.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 40.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 36.628′ N, 87° 15.159′ W. Marker is in Hampton Station, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Guthrie Highway (U.S. 79), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TN 37040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reuben Ross (approx. 1.4 miles away); Joseph Buckner Killebrew (1831-1906)
Camp Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
2. Camp Boone Marker
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Stage Coach Inn (approx. 3.8 miles away in Kentucky); Wilma Glodean Rudolph (approx. 4.7 miles away); Robert Penn Warren (approx. 5.4 miles away in Kentucky); Tobacco Farmers Unite (approx. 5˝ miles away in Kentucky); Renfroe's Station (approx. 6.1 miles away); Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away in Kentucky).
 
Also see . . .  Camp Boone. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on September 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,769 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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