Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Camp Beauregard

Marker ID: THC 4D 34
Location: at the intersection of Hollywood Drive and Airways Blvd., 253 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 35° 36.984    W 088° 49.797
  35.6164    -88.82995
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1ND4


Among the Confederate units activated and trained in the staging area which stood here were the 6th Tenn. Infantry (Stephens), 9th Tenn. Infantry (Douglass), 12th Tenn. Infantry (Russell), 13th Tenn. Infantry (Wright), and 15th Tenn. Infantry (Carroll). The camp was activated in May, 1861; Col. William H. Stephens, CSA. was its first commander. Normal procedure was for companies to organize in their home communities, then to repair here for organization into regiments.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.