• Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. Montgomery is in training at the Marine Corps Barracks on Parris Island. He enlisted only a few weeks bef…

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  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. He wrote, "Well I wonder who is with you tonight. Some lucky fellow I guess (sic) wished it was me." He d…

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  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson. Written on Marine Corps stationery, Montgmery has written in ink the translation of the Marine Corps motto "Always F…

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  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. Montgomery is in training at the Marine Corps Barracks on Parris Island. He enlisted only a few weeks bef…

    View Full Item  in Tennessee State Library & Archives
  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. Montgomery is in training at the Marine Corps Barracks on Parris Island. He enlisted only a few weeks bef…

    View Full Item  in Tennessee State Library & Archives
  • Letter written from Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson. He discusses having had another holiday, a reference to Thanksgiving, and that he had qualified as a "marksman." His…

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  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. Montgomery had just arrived for training at the Marine Corps Barracks on Parris Island. He enlisted only…

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  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. Montgomery is in training at the Marine Corps Barracks on Parris Island. He enlisted only a few weeks bef…

    View Full Item  in Tennessee State Library & Archives
  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. Montgomery is in training at the Marine Corps Barracks on Parris Island. He enlisted only a few weeks bef…

    View Full Item  in Tennessee State Library & Archives
  • Letter from Marine Jeff Montgomery to Ruth Hopper

    Jeff Montgomery, USMC, wrote this letter to his future wife Ruth Hopper in Jackson, Tennessee. He inquires about her cold and discusses life at Parris Island. He describes, "the shooting on the range…

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