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Camp Beauregard

 
 
Camp Beauregard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
1. Camp Beauregard Marker
Inscription. Among the Confederate units activated and trained in the staging area which stood here were the 6th Tenn. Infantry (Stephens), 9th Tenn. Infantry (Douglass), 12th Tenn. Infantry (Russell), 13th Tenn. Infantry (Wright), and 15th Tenn. Infantry (Carroll). The camp was activated in May, 1861; Col. William H. Stephens, CSA. was its first commander. Normal procedure was for companies to organize in their home communities, then to repair here for organization into regiments.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 34.)
 
Location. 35° 36.984′ N, 88° 49.797′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Hollywood Drive and Airways Blvd., on the left when traveling north on Hollywood Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 253 Airways Blvd., Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riverside Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lambuth College (approx. half a mile away); Andersons & Claytons Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & Company
Camp Beauregard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
2. Camp Beauregard Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 0.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Butler Race Track c. 1825 / Memphis Conference Female Institute 1843-1923 (approx. 0.9 miles away); General Ulysses S. Grant (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
More about this marker. Airways Blvd. & Hollywood Dr. split (Y) and the sign is at the center of the Y.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp Beauregard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
3. Camp Beauregard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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