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Camp Forrest - 2E 34 - Tullahoma, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 21.421 W 086° 12.444
16S E 572011 N 3912924
Quick Description: One of several historical markers on the lawn near the Civic Center
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2018 3:53:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ0V5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 5

Long Description:
Located on the east side of Jackson St, this historical marker is one of several south of the Log Cabin. The Camp Forrest marker is by itself closer to the street than the others. It gives information on the TN area that was a Federal Training area and named after Gen. Forrest.

Text on marker:

2E 34
Camp Forrest

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 Cav. Regt. It was deactivated June 30, 1946.
Marker Name: Camp Forrest

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number: 2E 34

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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