1916 three photo postcards of military Camp Sherman Ohio

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Three photo postcards taken by soldier in the area of Camp Sherman Ohio.

#1 Great photo of horse-drawn carriage tied up in front of small church

Written on front:

I took this photo at Camp Sherman Ohio Oct 23 1916 
Thomas  T Moore
R.-.- No.3 Indian Run Bellaire Ohio USA


#2 Two soldiers on plank over stream

Written on front:

A scene from Camp Sherman Ohio Thomas T Moore
R.-.- No.3 Box 207 Indian Run Bellaire Ohio USA


On back

I took this at Camp Sherman Ohio
 Thomas T Moore
R.-.- No.3 Box 207 Indian Run Bellaire Ohio USA


#3 House

Written on front:

I took this at Camp Sherman Ohio USA
Thomas T Moore


On backs, publisher ‘FASFOTO’.  Based on ‘AZO’ photographic paper used, confirms dates is 1904-1918.

Pencil marks on back. toned

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the cards for sale)


When the United States entered the First World War in April 1917, the nation was not fully prepared for the war effort. As a result, the government scrambled to create a system for training troops. Camp Sherman, located near Chillicothe, Ohio, was one of the new training camps. Ultimately, Camp Sherman became the third largest camp in the nation during the war. The camp was named after famous Ohioan and Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman. Construction began in July 1917, and the first recruits arrived in September. Before World War I ended, more than forty thousand soldiers had received training at Camp Sherman. The camp was eventually home to four different divisions: the 83rd, the 84th, the 95th, and the 96th. 


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