Cantigny in Somme Département, Picardie, France
First U.S. Division
G.O. N 201. G.H.Q. A.E.F. Nov., 10th 1918 "The Commander-In-Chief has noted in this division a special pride of service and a high state of morale never broken by hardship nor battle."
Erected 1919 by First U.S. Division.
Location. 49° 39.558′ N, 2° 30.092′ E. Marker is in Cantigny, Picardie, in Somme Département. Marker is on Route D26. Touch for map. Located approximately one mile east of Cantigny. Marker is in this post office area: Cantigny, Picardie 80500, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McCormick's Cantigny Artillery Monument (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); 28th Infantry Regiment Monument (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Cantigny American Monument (approx. 0.9 kilometers away).
Regarding First U.S. Division. The panels on all four sides and the base list those killed and missing in action in the area. The lists are not in excellent condition.
Also see . . . History of the First Division During the World War, 1917-1919. (Submitted on July 23, 2015.)
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2015, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 22, 2015, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. 11. submitted on July 29, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.