Thanks to a generous donation from one of our followers, several new photographs of Camp Meade, Maryland are now available.
Waco, Texas Camp MacArthur, named for Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur (father of Gen. Douglas MacArthur), was established in July 1917 to become the training camp of the 32nd Infantry Division which was made up of federalized National Guard units from Michigan and Wisconsin. The National Guard units arrived in September 1917 […]
Accotink [Ft. Belvoir], Virginia Camp A.A. Humphreys [sometimes spelled Humphries], named for Civil War Brigadier General Andrew A. Humphreys and built on the Potomac River near George Washington’s historic Mount Vernon home, was authorized in December 1917 and construction began in January 1918. In May 1918 the camp was designated as an engineer replacement and […]
Listed below are World War I Army training camps and cantonments by state. This list is not complete, and will be expanded over time. To read more about World War I training camps and cantonments, see our blog here. Camp Name – City – (Designation) Underlined camps are links to additional photos, postcards, and information. […]