Historic Markers Across South Carolina

4th Infantry Division

Marker ID: SCHM 40-96
Location: Jackson Blvd., Ft. Jackson
County: Richland
Style: Free Standing **


Organized in 1917, the 4th Infantry Division was stationed in this area at Ft. Jackson during World War II and received its final training here for the June 6, 1944 D - day invasion of Normandy. The division was one of the first on the beaches. The 4th was also in other campaigns, including the Siegfried Line, Hurtgen Forest, and Battle of the Bulge.

Erected by Raymond O. Barton Chapter of the National 4th Association - 1986


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