Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Camp Forrest



Marker ID: THC 2E 34
Location: on Jackson Street (Tennessee Route 41-A), Tullahoma, TN
County: Coffee
Coordinates: N 35° 21.41    W 086° 12.442
  35.35683333    -86.20736666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Originally established in 1926 for training the Tennessee National Guard, this became a Federal training area, Jan. 10, 1941. It was named for Lt. Gen. N.B. Forrest, CSA. Units training here included the 8th, 33rd, 79th & 80th Inf. Divs., 17th Airborne Di