• General orders on wearing insignia

    General Order No. 26 entitling Cpl. Garrett to wear two War Service Chevrons after November 10, 1918, dated Nov. 8, 1918. Second order authorizing Cpl. Garrett to wear First Army and Third Corps insig…

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  • "Where Do We Go From Here?" booklet for returning American WWI soldiers

    A practical guide to reentering civilian life ("This is the real dope"), published by the War Camp Community Service. Addressing such issues as "When am I Going to be Discharged?", this orientation bo…

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  • Award of Insurance

    This is a preprinted form letter "Award To Beneficary" with "Frank McClellan Ring," "$10,000," "fifty-seven and 50/100 Dollars" "10th day of Oct. 1918 to the 10th day of October 1938," entered in the…

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  • Registration certificate and pension card of Lawrence Ray Estep

    Registration certificate and pension card of Lawrence Ray Estep of Giles County, Tennessee. Estep served in Recruit Co. 20, 5th Training Battn., 156th Depot Brig. at Camp Jackson, South Carolina. He r…

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  • "Don't Take a Chance" pamphlet

    This pamphlet, issued to American soldiers in Germany during the occupation, decries the dangers of prostitutes and sexually transmitted diseases in Europe. This one belonged to Cpl. Roy R. Stephens,…

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  • Book of poems dedicated to Lt.-Col. Charles W. Whittlesey

    A book of poems, "The History and Rhymes of the Lost Battn.", by L. G. McCollum is missing its cover. The book is dedcated to Lt.-Col. Charles W. Whitlesey, the commander of the Lost Battalion. Inside…

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  • Discharge certificate of Pvt. Jeff Glynn Montgomery

    This is a United States Marine Corps Discharge Certificate for Pvt. Jeff Glynn Montgomery. He enlisted on October 21, 1918 at Memphis, Tennessee and reported to Parris Island, South Carolina on Octobe…

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  • Capt. Walter Chandler's WWI journal

    A clothbound WWI journal owned by Capt. Walter Chandler of the 114th FA. 30th Div., later a Shelby County congressman and mayor of Memphis. Several of the pages have entries. Entries include Col. Luke…

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  • Shipboard berthing card

    A rectangular card imprinted in upper left in three lines "Gold Star/Mothers * Widows/Pilgrimage" made out to "Ring, Mrs. Sarah F." sailing aboard SS President Roosevelt in berth 215-E of Cabin Class…

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