Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Camp Sevier



Marker ID: SCHM 23-2
Location: Wade Hampton Boulevard (US 29), near Artillery Road
County: Greenville
Coordinates: N 34° 53.989    W 082° 20.269
  34.899817    -82.337817
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This camp, named in honor of John Sevier, lieutenant colonel, N. C. Militia, 1777, colonel, 1781, brigadier general, U. S. P. A., 1798, was approved as cantonment site May 21, 1917. The 30th Division trained here from August 28,1917 to May 1, 1918; the 8lst, from May 18, 1918 to July 16,_. 1918; the 20th, from August 12, 1918 to February 28, 1919.

Erected by the American Legion of South Carolina - 1938