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Camp Sherman Joint Training Center
Chillicothe, Ohio
Sincerely yours, Woodrow Wilson 21,000 officers and men, Camp Sherman, Chillicothe, Ohio, Brig. Gen. Mathew C. Smith, commanding - - Mole & Thomas, 915 Medinah Bldg., Chicago, Ill. LCCN2002699751.jpg
Portrait of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson formed by 21,000 military officers and men at Camp Sherman, Chillicothe, Ohio in 1918, during World War I
Coordinates 39°22′05″N 83°00′03″W / 39.3680556°N 83.0008333°W / 39.3680556; -83.0008333Coordinates: 39°22′05″N 83°00′03″W / 39.3680556°N 83.0008333°W / 39.3680556; -83.0008333
Type Military Base
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Owner Ohio Army National Guard
Site history
Built 1917 (1917)

Camp Sherman is an Ohio Army National Guard training site near Chillicothe, Ohio. It was established in 1917 after the U.S. entered World War I and today serves as a training site for National Guard Soldiers.

Between June and September 1917, the Army constructed 2,000 buildings at the Camp Sherman site, which included "Mound City," an enclosure and collection of earthworks left by the native Hopewell culture. In the process, some ancient earthworks were damaged or destroyed.

In 2009 the remaining National Guard facility was renamed Camp Sherman Joint Training Center.

Recruits, Camp Sherman, Ohio. - NARA - 533612
Recruits at Camp Sherman in WWI
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