1st North Dakota Infantry
Texas Historical Marker

Erected 7 April 1960 in recognition of 1007 officers and enlisted men of the 1st North Dakota Infantry, North Dakota National Guard which occupied this area as a camp site 1916-1917.

This regiment, as a part of the American Division, was the first U. S. Army component to take the offensive in World War II-- Guadalcanal, 10 October 1942. Converted to 16th Engineer Group North Dakota National Guard 1955.

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