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Scenes of Camp Pike - 1918 Photographs

Camp Pike Photographs - National Army Cantonment, Arkansas - 1918

Scenes of... Camp Pike National Army Cantonment, Little Rock, Arkansas Undated, circa 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ec1f93cb

Contains 18 Pages of Photographs of the World War One Training Camp. "Scrapbook style souvenir booklet"

Entrance to Camp Pike. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Entrance to Camp Pike. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ec2cca90

Division Headquarters. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Division Headquarters. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ec9dce81

Barracks at South Avenue Entrance. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Barracks at South Avenue Entrance. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ecd0c74b

Barracks at North Avenue Entrance. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Barracks at North Avenue Entrance. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ece4a862

Quartermaster's Warehouses. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Quartermaster's Warehouses. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ed194520

Base Hospital (on right). Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Base Hospital (on right). Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ed389628

The Receiving Area. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

The Receiving Area. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ed908fe8

Inspection of Recruits. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Inspection of Recruits. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ee4c04cf

Camp Pike Collage 1. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Camp Pike Collage 1 - top left: Dental Infirmary and Pool Room. top right: Remount station. center: Hostess House Y.W.C.A. bottom left: Depot Brigade. bottom right: Army Y.M.C.A Brigade Building. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19efbd9ee5

Camp Pike Collage 2. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Camp Pike Collage 2 - top left: Setting Up Exercises. top right: Recruits Registering. center: Infantry on the Hike. bottom left: Filling Sleeping Sacks. bottom right: Cleanup After Mess. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f0313805

Soldiers Passing in Review. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Soldiers Passing in Review. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19ef204c48

Soldiers Passing in Review. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Soldiers Passing in Review. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f07046b4

Y.M.C.A. Auditorium. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Y.M.C.A. Auditorium. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f07ac8cc

Knights of Columbus Hall. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Knights of Columbus Hall. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f0d547a8

The Officers' Club. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

The Officers' Club. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f1089fa5

Liberty Theatre. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Liberty Theatre. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f15d2fd3

Camp Library. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Camp Library. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f19342dc

Regimental Exchange. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Regimental Exchange. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f1f8d2f8

Camp Bakery with inset showing Bakery Ovens. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918.

Camp Bakery with inset showing Bakery Ovens. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f2095150

Major General Samuel D. Sturgis, Commanding 87th Division, National Army.

Major General Samuel D. Sturgis, Commanding 87th Division, National Army. Scenes of Camp Pike, 1918. GGA Image ID # 19f241e610

All photographs on this page were part of a souvenir photo album called Scenes of... Camp Pike, National Army Cantonment, Little Rock, Arkansas

The 87th Division was made up of National Army drafts from Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. It was organized at Camp Pike, Arkansas. The overseas movement began August 23, and the last units arrived in France September 13, 1918.

Upon arrival in France, the division was turned over to the Service of Supply and ordered to Pons (CharenteInferieure), where it was broken up and units placed in the intermediate section.

The commanding general of this division was Major General Samuel D. Sturgis. The division is popularly known as the "Acorn Division," and the shoulder insignia is a brown acorn on a green circle.

The 87th Division was composed of the following organizations:

173rd Infantry Brigade—345th and 346th Regiments. 174th Infantry Brigade—347th and 348th Regiments. 334th, 335th and 336th Machine Gun Battalions. 162nd Field Artillery Brigade—334th, 335th and 346th Field

Regiments. 312th Trench Mortar Battery. 312th Engineer Regiment and Train. 312th Field Signal Battalion. path Ammunition Train. 312th Supply Train.

312th Train Headquarters and Military Police. 312th Sanitary Train—345th, 346th, 347th and 348th Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals.

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