Camp Moore

Camp Moore (HMQ5N)

Location: West Columbia, SC 29172 Lexington County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 54.755', W 81° 6.178'

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This military post, also known as Camp Styx,was begun here in 1913 as a National Guard training center. The base sent men to a Mexican border disturbance after Pres. Woodrow Wilson mobilized the guard, 1916. The 1st Infantry Regiment, later the 118th, was based at Styx and served in World War I, playing a significant role in breaking the Hindenburg line of defense, thought to be impregnable. The camp closed in the early 1920s.
HM NumberHMQ5N
Marker Number32-25
Year Placed1994
Placed ByPine Ridge Woman's Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 490481 N 3752468
Decimal Degrees33.91258333, -81.10296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 54.755', W 81° 6.178'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 54' 45.30" N, 81° 6' 10.68" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1506-1520 Fish Hatchery Rd, West Columbia SC 29172, US
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