World War I

Camp Grant

Camp Grant was established in July 1917 to train the 86th “Black Hawk” Infantry Division (National Army). It was comprised of selective service inductees primarily from Illinois & Wisconsin; but also included inductees from several other states.

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World War I

Camp Upton

Camp Upton was established in 1917 to train the 77th Infantry Division (National Army), which was comprised of selective service inductees predominantly from New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. It had a capacity of over 43,000 soldiers.

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World War I

Camp Lee

Camp Lee was constructed in 1917 to train the 80th Infantry Division (National Army), which was comprised of selective service inductees predominantly from Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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World War I

Camp Dix

Wrightstown, Burlington Co., New Jersey Camp Dix was established 18 July 1917, to serve as a training camp for the 78th Division (National Army). It had a capacity of nearly 43,000 soldiers, and became one of the largest camps in the Northeast. In May 1918, Camp Dix was designated as an embarkation camp. After the […]

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World War I

Camp Devens

Camp Devens was established in 1917 to house and train 10,000 soldiers. By the war’s end over 100,000 men from the 12th & 76th Divisions had passed through Camp Devens.

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