Historic Markers Across Tennessee

C.S.A. Camp Trenton

Marker ID: THC 4B 39
Location: t the intersection of U.S. 45W and Old Dyersburg Road, Trenton, TN
County: Gibson
Coordinates: N 36° 1.497    W 088° 58.523
  36.02495    -88.97538333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMF5B6


Located 1.4 miles west of this site, Camp Trenton was a Confederate Army training camp in Gibson County. Colonel M. R. Hill's 47th Tennessee Infantry departed from Camp Trenton by train on Sunday, April 6, 1862, and arrived at the Battle of Shiloh on Mond