137th F. A. Camp Shelby, 1918

Description: Soldiers are pictured in rows of outdoor tent barracks at Camp Shelby, which was located outside Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Power lines hang above each tent amid scattered trees. Camp Shelby became a training camp in 1917 for World War I troops and was deactivated after the end of the war. Charles Snyder Ernsberger is in the photo, which was taken in February, 1918.
Origin: 1918
Created By: J. U. Medley
Publisher: Digital image 2015 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Source: http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/dc013/id/762
Collection: Panoramic Photograph Images
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Geography: Mississippi--Hattiesburg
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918
Military camps
Military officers
Military personnel
Military training
Military uniforms

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