Historic Markers Across Georgia



National Infantry Museum (Side 2)



Marker ID: HCC 
Location: In front of National Infantry Museum, Baltzell Ave, Ft Benning
County: Chattahoochee
Coordinates: N 32° 21.914    W 084° 57.023
  32.365233    -84.95038
Waymark: None
 



Text:

The National Infantry Museum was established here at the U.S. Army´s Infantry Center in October 1959. The purpose of the Museum is to honor the infantryman and his more that two centuries of proud service to the nation. The Museum also reflects the history of Fort Benning which was established October 1918. The collection is comprised of weapons, uniforms and accouterments used by the U.S. infantrymen is each of our military engagements. Foreign artifacts as well as military related objects of art are also on display. The Doughboy - Dog Faced Soldier - Infantryman. The Museum is dedicated to his honor.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, 1980



 
Notes:

Side 2 of Fort Benning-Station Hospital marker

 

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