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2002.51.8 - Orders, Military

U.S. Army Field Message. Hand written in pencil from CO 2nd Bn 104th Inf to Lt. Day, sent by a runner. This one message is comprised on three separate field message sheets./ You will be in command of 7 & H Co until further orders from me. I am moving from here with 1st Bn and E and G companies and M.G. companies to a position near Beaumont in [illegible] N.W. of Beaumont your rations are in [illegible] but don't think you will be able to get them. I will get in touch with you in the morning and will try and get rations to you from there. You will stay where you are, orgnaize your position for defense. The 103rd in your right will remain where they are. A new attack starting sometime in a new

2009.99.701 - book

Table of Contents: Foreword; Poem - Whizz Bang Wood, by William E. Onions; Poem - Whizz Bang Hill, by John Flynn; 129th Inf. Vet. Assn. meeting at Brest; Officers elected at First Annual Meeting; Outline of 3rd Regt. Ill. National Guard; Chronological Record of Events - 129th Infantry; Record of Events of 1st Bn; History of 2nd Bn; War History of 3rd Bn; Rosters (listed below). List of Rosters: Field and Staff; Med. Dept.; Supply Co.; H.Q. Co.; Machine Gun Co.; Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, K, L, M. In a protective sleeve. Very fragile, unattached cover.

Image of 1926.28.349 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.349 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #20518. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "1st Battalion, 139th Reg. Infantry, 35th Division. Fellering, France. July 30, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.350 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.350 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #20519. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "1st Bn. [Battalion], 139th Reg. Inf. [Regiment Infantry], 35th Division, leaving for camp. Fellering, France. July 30, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.363 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.363 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #20497. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Carts being loaded with supplies to be hauled to the supply dump of 138th Reg. [Regiment] Infantry, 1st Bn. [Battalion], 35th Division. Boussat Cable Junction, France. July 12, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.365 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.365 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #20499. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Carts being loaded with supplies to be hauled to the supply dump of 138th Infantry, 1st Battalion. Showing loading platform and tram in the background. Boussat Cable Junction, France, July 12, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.375 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.375 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #24595. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Recreation in the trenches. 1st Bn. [Battalion] Scouts, 137th Reg. Inf. [Regiment Infantry], Camp Jordan, near Amphersbach, Alsace, Germany. Aug. 30, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.376 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.376 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #24592. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Pvt. Otis Folscrot and Cpl. G.F. martin writing letters home from the trenches. 1st Bn. [Battalion], 136th Re. Inf. [Regiment Infantry]. Odern, Alsace, Germany, Aug. 30, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.415 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.415 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #27154. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Group of officers of the 1st Battalion, 129th Machine Gun Battalion, 35th Division. Left to right; 2nd Lieut. W.E. Edmondson, 1st Lieut. R.S. Kiefer; 2nd Lieut. R.H. Adams, 1st Lt. l.C. Brightfield; 2nd Lieut. R.H. Shields; 2nd Lieut. C.F. Meacham, Post Command. Tunis near Sommedieue, Meuse, France. Oct. 19, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.420 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.420 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #25475. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Capt. J.W. Armour, 1st Battalion, 140th Infantry, 35th Division, talking to his men. Between Conde en Barrois and Maratz la Grande, Meuse, France. Oct. 9, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.421 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.421 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #25475. From the Catalogue of Official A.E.F. Photographs taken by the Signal Corps: "Capt. J. W. Armour. First Battalion, One hundred and fortieth Infantry (formerly Third and Sixth Missouri Infantry), Thirty-fifth Division, talking to his men. Between Conde en Barrois and Maratz la Grande, Meuse, France. October 9, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.442 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.442 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #40808. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Post command Simone. Men of 1st Battalion, 139th Reg. Infantry, on guard in front line. Verdun Sector, one kilometer east of Fort Douaumont, France. Oct. 28, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.451 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.451 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #40853. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Left to right; Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Darrah, commanding 69th Brigade; Brig. Gen. Thomas B. Dugan, acting commander 35th Division, reading citation to 1st Battalion of 138th Reg. Infantry, and 3rd Battalion of 139th Reg. Infantry, for decoration of two of their comrades. Dagonville, Meuse, France. December 2, 1918."

Image of 1926.28.599 - Print, Photographic

1926.28.599 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #154424. Typed on a white strip on the bottom of the photograph states: "Maj. Fred L. Lemmon, Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 140th Infantry, formerly 3rd and 6th Missouri Infantry, 35th Division. Boncourt, Meuse, France. Feb. 13, 1919."

Image of 1931.1.122 - Print, Photographic

1931.1.122 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph printed on paper; caption typed underneath. Caption reads as follows: "P.C. [post of command] of 1st Bn [battalion], 145th Infantry east of Jaulny."

Image of 1931.1.66 - Print, Photographic

1931.1.66 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph printed on paper; caption typed underneath. Caption reads as follows: "Dugouts where wounded men of the 1st Bn and M.G. Co. [Machine Gun Company] 145th Infantry were given first aid. Also Regimental Headquarters for a few hours on Sept. 28, 1918."

Image of 1931.1.69 - Print, Photographic

1931.1.69 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph printed on paper; caption typed underneath. Caption reads as follows: "First Aid Station, 1st Bn 145th Infantry was established here on Sept. 27, 1918. Small building in background was P.C. [post of command] of the 2nd Bn, 148th Infantry."

Image of 1980.65.6 - Print, Photographic

1980.65.6 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph snapshot of a man in uniform. Soldier is unidentified but is believed to be John Tucker, standing before a tent in a pose holding a rifle with bayonet on. Identified on back "Camp McArthur / Waco, Texas". From the service of John Tucker, 3rd Company, 1st Battalion, 164th Depot Brigade.

Image of 1985.160.2 - Postcard, Picture

1985.160.2 - Postcard, Picture

Black and white postcard photograph of members of the 1st battalion, 6th Infantry, 5th Division at Echternach, Luxembourg. Lettered in white in upper left "Souvenir from ECHTERNACH (Lxbg) July 1919 / Peace is signed - The terriblest World War / with the Prussians is wone. Hurra!!! / U.S. 1st Bat. 6th Inf. 5th Div. the heros from / St. Die, St. Mihiel, Verdun, Argonnes, Meuse in France / ready for return to the States." Ashby marked with x. From the service of Private George F. Ashby, Company D, 6th Infantry Regiment, 5th Division, AEF.

Image of 1985.160.3 - Postcard, Picture

1985.160.3 - Postcard, Picture

Black and white postcard photograph of battalion officers of 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 5th Division, standing in front of the battalion post of command. From the service of Private George F. Ashby, Company D, 6th Infantry Regiment, 5th Division, AEF.