Camp Wadsworth

I got these at a show. These salt’n’pepper shakers say “Camp Wadsworth” and 2672 at the bottom, they appear to be of modern manufacture and emulate some fictitious ammo. My understanding is that besides a historical marker at Spartanburg,SC, there is nothing left of the camp itself. The area is a residential subdivision. So why was it made? Even people in Spartanburg probably don’t know about this camp’s existence.


These are typical commercial made mementos from circa WW1 that jewelers/craftsman could order, then inscribe them as desired to sell to troops stationed at any military facility. Kind of like trench art pieces.


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