Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
26th Inf Division
Erected 1996 by The Yankee Division Veterans Association. (Marker Number 40-117.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World I • War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1941.
Location. 34° 0.317′ N, 80° 56.916′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Jackson Boulevard near Cleburne Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3319 Jackson Blvd, Columbia SC 29207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Darby Field (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 108th Division (about 500 feet away); 4th Infantry Division 100th Inf Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); 30th Inf Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); 31st Inf Division (approx. half a mile away); Bridge at Remagen Stone (approx. half a mile away); Fort Jackson Elementary School / Hood Street Elementary School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Also see . . . The 26th Infantry Division. Sent to Europe in World War I as part of the American Expeditionary Force, the division saw extensive combat in France. Sent to Europe once again for World War II, the division again fought through France, advancing into Germany and liberating the Gusen concentration camp before the end of the war. (Submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.