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Fort Jackson, Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

4th Infantry Division

 
 
4th Inf Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2012
1. 4th Inf Division Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1917, the 4th Infantry Division was stationed in this area at Ft. Jackson during World War II and received its final training here for the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of Normandy. The division was one of the first on the beaches. The 4th was also in other campaigns, including the Siegfried Line, Hurtgen Forest, and Battle of the Bulge.
 
Erected 1986 by The Raymond O. Barton Chapter of the National 4th Association. (Marker Number 40-96.)
 
Location. 34° 0.475′ N, 80° 56.818′ W. Marker is in Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Jackson Blvd. near Daniel Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 108th Division (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Darby Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); 30th Inf Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 26th Inf Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 31st Inf Division (approx. mile away); Bridge at Remagen Stone (approx. 0.3 miles away);
4th Inf Division Marker, looking north along Jackson Blvd. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2012
2. 4th Inf Division Marker, looking north along Jackson Blvd.
100th Inf Division (approx. half a mile away); Fort Jackson Elementary School / Hood Street Elementary School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Jackson, Columbia.
 
Regarding 4th Infantry Division. Motto:Steadfast and Loyal
Colors: Green and Gold
 
Also see . . .  The 4th Infantry Division. WW II... The division participated in battlefield maneuvers in Florida starting in September and after this fall training exercise arrived at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, on 1 December 1943. At this station the division was alerted for overseas movement and staged at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, beginning 4 January 1944 prior to departing the New York Port of Embarkation on 18 January 1944. The 4th Infantry Division sailed to England where it arrived 26 January 1944. (Submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
4th Inf Division Marker, looking south image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2012
3. 4th Inf Division Marker, looking south
4th Inf Division Shoulder Patch image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. 4th Inf Division Shoulder Patch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 13 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.
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