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Tullahoma in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Camp Forrest

 
 
Camp Forrest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 8, 2009
1. Camp Forrest Marker
Inscription. Originally established in 1926 for training the Tennessee National Guard, this became a Federal training area, Jan. 10, 1941. It was named for Lt. Gen. N.B. Forrest, CSA. Units training here included the 8th, 33rd, 79th & 80th Inf. Divs., 17th Airborne Div., 75th FA Brig., & 107th Ca. Regt. It was deactivated June 30, 1946.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 34.)
 
Location. 35° 21.42′ N, 86° 12.443′ W. Marker is in Tullahoma, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street (U.S. 41A) and West Volney Street, on the right when traveling south on South Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tullahoma TN 37388, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Army of Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); Tullahoma Campaign (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Cemetery (a few steps from this marker);
Camp Forrest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 17, 2011
2. Camp Forrest Marker
Isham G. Harris (within shouting distance of this marker); Baillet Sisters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Red Caboose (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tullahoma.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Camp Forrest. (Submitted on November 11, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
2. History of Camp Forrest. (Submitted on November 12, 2009.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Camp Forrest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 17, 2011
3. Camp Forrest Marker
Marker is just visible on the left.
Area around Camp Forrest and Confederate Cemetery markers image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 18, 2009
4. Area around Camp Forrest and Confederate Cemetery markers
South Jackson Civic Center is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,070 times since then and 87 times this year. Last updated on November 12, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on November 8, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4. submitted on November 18, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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