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Pictorial Souvenir of Camp Zachary Taylor Kentucky

Pictorial Souvenir of Camp Zachary Taylor Kentucky published by Pictorial Publishing Company - L. C. Heim, Edwardsville, Illinois, 192. 208 Pages.


Camp Zachary Taylor was established by Act of Congress for the purpose of training men for the World War.  It was situated near Louisville, Kentucky.  The Original tract comprised two thousand seven hundred acres which was later added to as more space was required to take care of the men assigned to this training ground.  Major Lamphere had supervision of the first 1200 barracks buildings, construction of which was begun on June 22, 1917. 

On September 1st of that year, approximately 40,000 men had arrived and were quartered at Taylor.  It was the home of the 84th Division commanded by Major General Harry C. Hale.  This book is dedicated to those patriotic Americans who served in the World War. 

If the pictures presented will assist in recalling incidents and associations which were enjoyed while stationed at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, the purpose for which this volume is published will have been accomplished.

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

  • LC Control No.: 28025761
  • Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
  • Main Title: Pictorial souvenir of Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky.
  • Published/Created: Edwardsville, Ill., Pictorial publishing company, c1928]
  • Description: 208 p. of illus. (incl. ports.) 24 x 31 cm.
  • Subjects: Zachary Taylor, Camp. Ky. [from old catalog]
  • LC Classification: U294.5.Z3 P5
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