Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Camp Wadsworth



Marker ID: SCHM 42-5
Location: US 29 just E of 1 - 26 junction
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 56.232    W 081° 59.228
  34.9372    -81.987133
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This camp, named in honor of Brigadier General James Samuel Wadsworth, U.S.V., was approved June 1917 as a cantonment site. The 27th division trained here from September 1,1917 to May 4,1918; the 6th, from May 10, 1918 to June 23, 1918; the 96th, from October 20, 1918 to January 7, 1919.