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Chattahoochee County Historical Markers

National Infantry Museum


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: National Infantry Museum
  • Location: In front of National Infantry Museum, Baltzell Ave, Ft Benning

NATIONAL INFANTRY MUSEUM

The National Infantry Museum was established here at the U.S. Army’s Infantry Center in October 1959. The purpose of the museum is to honor the infantryman and his more that two centuries of proud service to the nation. The museum also reflects the history of Fort Benning which was established October 1918. The collection is comprised of weapons, uniforms and accouterments used by U.S. infantrymen is each of our military engagements. Foreign artifacts as well as military related objects of art are also on display. The Doughboy - Dog Faced Soldier - Infantryman The museum is dedicated to his honor.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission 1980