Camp George H. Thomas

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Camp George H. Thomas (1898-1898) - A Spanish American War 1st Corps organization and training Camp first established in 1898 at Chattanooga National Military Park, Chickamauga, Walker County, Georgia. Named Camp Ceorge H. Thomas on 23 Apr 1898 after Major General George H. Thomas, U.S. Civil War General known as the "Rock of Chickamauga" who fought at this location. Abandoned in 1898. Also known as Camp Chickamauga.

History of Camp George H. Thomas

Established 14 Apr 1898 by the 25th U.S. Infantry as a Spanish American War 1st Corps organization and training camp. Included Camp Alger (1), Camp Boynton, Camp Leiter Army General Hospital and Sternberg Army General Hospital.

Abandoned October 1898.


Camp George H. Thomas Commanders List (edit list)
Assumed Relieved Rank Name Cullum Notes
1898-04-21 1898 Maj. Gen. Brooke, John R. N/A
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The Cullum Number is the graduation order from the United States Military Academy by year and class rank and links to a page for the officer on the website version of the Cullum Register. Listings without a Cullum Number indicate that the person was not a graduate of the United States Military Academy.

Current Status

Part of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Chickamauga, Walker County, Georgia.


Location: Chickamauga, Walker County, Georgia. Map point is marker location.

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Lat: 34.870767 Long: -85.292583

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