|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Camp Gordon (Dekalb County, Ga.)|
|Title:||Camp Gordon panoramic print|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 rolled print)|
Camp Gordon was constructed during America's rush to mobilize during World War I and was one of the sixteen temporary military training camps that were developed to prepare U.S. soldiers for war. The camp opened in July 1917 in Chamblee, Georgia which is northeast of Atlanta in Dekalb County, Georgia. The camp became the training site of the 82nd All Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. When the war ended in 1918, so did the need for Camp Gordon causing the camp to be salvaged and abandoned by 1921.
This collection contains a panoramic print of Camp Gordon in Dekalb County, Georgia in 1918.
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