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Great War Cantonments

There were in thrity-three cantonments for the National Army and the National Guard. Besides these there were officers' training camps and specials camps for the marine corps, the aviation force, and the reception of men whose training was completed and who were being concentrated immediately prior to being put on transports and sent to the foreign battlefields. The names borne by the various camps are those of distinguished soldiers of the United States.

Site Organization Troops From -- Camp Name
Alexandria, La. 39th (old 18) Division Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Camp Beauregard
Fort Worth, Tex. 36th (old 15) Division Texas and Oklahoma. Camp Bowie
Deming, N. Mex. 34th (old 13) Division Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Camp Cody
Battle Creek, Mich. 85th Division Michigan and Wisconsin. Camp Custer
Ayer, Mass. 76th Division Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Camp Devens
Wrightstown, N.J. 78th Division Remainder of New York and Northern Pennsylvania. Camp Dix
Des Moines, Iowa. 88th Division Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. Camp Dodge
Fort Sill, Okla. 35th (old 14) Division Missouri and Kansas. Camp Doniphan
Palo Alto, Cal. 41st (old 20) Division Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming. Camp Fremont
Fort Riley, Kan. 89th Division Kansas, Missouri, and Colorado. Camp Funston
Atlanta, Ga. 82nd Division Georgia and Alabama. Camp Gordon
Rockford, Ill. 86th Division Illinois. Camp Grant
Charlotte, N. C. 26th (old 5) Division Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Camp Greene
Augusta, Ga. 28th (old 7) Division Pennsylvania. Camp Hancock
Columbia, S.C. 81st Division Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. Camp Jackson
Linda Vista, Cal. 40th (old 19) Division California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. Camp Kearny
Petersburg, Va. 80th Division New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia. Camp Lee
American Lake, Wash. 91st Division Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Camp Lewis
Houston, Tex. 32nd (old 11) - typo, should be:
33rd (old 12) Division
Illinois. Camp Logan
Waco, Tex. 32nd (old 11) Division Michigan and Wisconsin. Camp MacArthur
Anniston, Ala. 29th (old 8) Division New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia. Camp McClellan
Annapolis Junction, Md. 79th Division Southern Pennsylvania. Camp Meade
Garden City, Long Island, N. Y. 42nd Division Most of the Middle and far Western States. Camp Mills
Little Rock, Ark. 87th Division Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Camp Pike
Greenville, S. C. 30th (old 9) Division Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Camp Sevier
Hattiesburg, Miss. 38th (old 17) Division Indiana and Kentucky. Camp Shelby
Montgomery, Ala. 37th (old 16) Division Ohio and West Virginia. Camp Sheridan
Chillicothe, Ohio. 83rd Division Ohio and West Virginia. Camp Sherman
Louisville, Ky. 84th Division Indiana and Kentucky. Camp (Zachary) Taylor
Fort Sam Houston, Tex. 90th Division Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Camp Travis
Yaphank Long Island, N.Y. 77th Division Metropolitan portion of New York. Camp Upton
Spartanburg, S. C. 27th (old 6) Division New York. Camp Wadsworth
Macon, Ga. 31st (old 10) Division Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. Camp Wheeler



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