8th Infantry Division

8th Infantry Division (HM148Q)

Location: Columbia, SC 29207 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1.186', W 80° 56.298'

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Activated in 1918 and inspected by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lt. Gen. George S. Patton during World War II, the 8th landed in France 28 days after D-Day (the invasion of Normandy) and participated in three other campaigns during the war. The division occupied this area at Ft. Jackson after being reactivated in 1940; they were also here 1950-54.
HM NumberHM148Q
Marker Number40-98
Year Placed1986
Placed ByAll units who served with the 8th Infantry Division in World War II
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 5:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 505696 N 3764349
Decimal Degrees34.01976667, -80.93830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.186', W 80° 56.298'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 11.16" N, 80° 56' 17.88" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4342 Jackson Blvd, Columbia SC 29207, US
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