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Name 35th Division

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Image of 1976.225.44 - Card, Commemorative

1976.225.44 - Card, Commemorative

Commemoration card presented to Major-General Edward M. Stayton at the 34th Annual Reunion of the 35th Division. Printed on reverse is Stayton's military record and his biographical entry from Who's Who in America.

2006.135.7 - Card, Mourning

A mourning card for Private William L. Davis. Written on the recto above center in gold is his name, date of birth, date of death, age at death, along with a brief explanation of how he died and in which division he was a part of. Below the bibliographic information are the words 'In Loving Remembrance' written in black. Further down is a poem written in gold lettering that reads 'He heard humanity's clear call, An new the voice divine; He have his life, he gave his all in deadly battle line. The silent stars in love look down where lies this loyal son; In frost and dew they weave a crown of honor he has won. Along the left hand side is the image of a soldier holding a rifle standing b

2006.71.16 - Letter

A letter from the National Military Sisterhood of America on National Military Sisterhood of America stationary. Letter opens by stressing the desire of the Military Sisterhood to aid the veterans of the 35 Division. It goes on to thank Governor-elect Henry J. Allen for all the work that he had done to help the Kansas veteran, and then states that Henry J. Allen is to be an honorary member of the Topeka chapter of the National Military Sisterhood of America. It then goes on to say they understand the anxiety that Mrs. Henry J. Allen must have had while her husband was away in France. The letter bears the names of committee members Mrs. J. F. Jarrell, Mrs. Nellie C. Tarrill, and Mrs. E. G.

2002.15.4 - Letter

Letters from Corporal Russell Olive Weathers to his sister Mrs. C. A. Crale From the World War One service of Corporal Russell Olive Weathers, 1460375, Co. D, 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

2002.15.21 - Notebook

An address book with names, addresses, and identification numbers of over 240 soldiers of Company D,140th infantry The list is broken down into members of the cavalry, scouts, transferred individuals, and soldiers in a base hospital. Russell wrote inside both the front and back cover. The names of the transfered soldiers are crossed off. From the World War One service of Corporal Russell Olive Weathers, 1460375, Co. D, 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

2002.15.22 - Itinerary

An itinerary for the 140th Infantry listing the locations, arrival, and departure from the United States to places in Europe and then back to the United states between April 25, 1918 and April 28, 1919. Date of sailing from USA April 25th, 1918 Arrived Liverpool England May 7th, 1918 Transport Adriatic; Stations Arrival Departure Winchester England May 7/18 May 8th/18 Southampton England May 8/18 May 8/18 Le Harve France May 9/18 May 11/18 Monchaux France May 12/18 June 6/18 Claise France June 7/18 June 7/18 Mauconville France June 7/18

2002.15.24 - Roster

A roster of Company D, 140th Infantry dated March 2, 1919. Includes their names, rank, ID number, and address. From the World War One service of Corporal Russell Olive Weathers, 1460375, Co. D, 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

Image of 2002.15.31 - Application

2002.15.31 - Application

An application for adjusted compensation for service filled out by Russell Olive Weathers. From the World War One service of Corporal Russell Olive Weathers, 1460375, Co. D, 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

2002.15.32 - Pass

A week long pass for Russell O. Weathers dated January 23, 1919. The pass states that Russell O. Weathers was given a seven-day leave in order to visit Aix-les-Bains. The pass is bilingual in French and English. There are several stamps on the front. One stating that the pass was approved, another says that substance and quarters will be provided, another stamp states that Weathers did depart on his leave, and then the bears a date from early February. The back of the pass details the rules and regulations of this pass. From the World War One service of Corporal Russell Olive Weathers, 1460375, Co. D, 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

2004.8.2 - Letter

Two letters from Harry M. Tompkins' parents From the World War One service of Sgt. 1st Class, Harry M. Tompkins, Co. E, 110th Engr., 35th Division, AEF, then 5th Engr. Training Regiment.

Image of 2004.8.7 - Scrapbook

2004.8.7 - Scrapbook

A scrapbook page with two newspaper clippings, an official correspondence, receipt, The receipt takes up an entire side of the scrapbook page. It is dated January 3, 1919. It is issued to Travel Order at Camp Funston. The receipt itself is for $20.57 worth of hash, $3.95 worth of baked beans, $3.01 worth of tomatoes, $1.39 worth of jam, and $2.38 worth of bread for a combined total of $31.30 The correspondence and newspaper clippings take up the other side of the scrapbook page. The correspondence is from Captain Wyatt W. Taylor Company E, 110th Engineers to the commanding general, Port of Embarkation, A.E.F. in regards to pay due to Harry M. Tompkins, dated August 28, 1918 Letter r

2004.8.8 - Orders, Military

Special order number 121 from the headquarters of the 35th Division, dated August 23, 1918. Order reads: 1.In compliance with telegraphic instructions from The Adjutant General, G.H.Q., A.E.F. July 5, 1918, the following named officer and enlisted men are relieved from assignment to their present organizations and from further duty with American Expeditionary Forces and will proceed August 26, 1918 to BREST, reporting upon arrival to the Commanding Officer at that place for Transportation to the United States, where upon arrival, they will report to the Commanding General, Port of Embarkation, as having been returned in compliance with War Department Cable number 1650-R dated June 28, 191

Image of 2005.74.37.129 - Postcard, Inscribed

2005.74.37.129 - Postcard, Inscribed

American Red Cross postcard to notify family of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis of his arrival overseas. The postcard is captioned: "THE SHIP ON WHICH I SAILED HAS ARRIVED SAFELY OVERSEAS." Soldier filled in the blank spaces for Name: "Sgt. S. Mors. Willis" and Organization: "Hdg. Detch. 35th Div." Stamped on reverse for postcard's arrival in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1918 and addressed to: "Mr. W.C. Willis / Friendship / N.Y." Image is from photo album 2005.74.37. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

Image of 2005.74.37.136 - Letter

2005.74.37.136 - Letter

Typed letter to Sergeant Morse Willis from Major J. H. Cabaniss, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2 Section, 35th Division. The letter expresses thanks for Willis's hard work as the Sergeant of the Topographical Section of the 35th Division and wishes him the best of luck returning to civilian life. Letter dated April 4, 1919 and includes signature of Major J.H. Cabaniss. 26.5 x 20cm. Image is from photo album 2005.74.37. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

Image of 2005.74.41 - Letter

2005.74.41 - Letter

Five page letter, typed, from Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis to his father, dated June 13, 1918, from "Somewhere in France". Sgt. Willis discusses his experience traveling to the front lines; trench life; watching aerial dogfights; experiencing artillery bombardments, gas attacks, a German attack; the condition of French villages; interactions with French civilians; rations; serving with Australian soldiers; and his hopes for his life after the war. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

Image of 2005.74.38 - Manuscript

2005.74.38 - Manuscript

Manuscript. A personal history of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis's service time titled "OUTLINE OF MY SERVICE IN THE U.S. ARMY FROM JULY. 1917 TO MAY 1919". Manuscript is four pages long and typed. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.

2005.74.44 - Map

Topographic map (printed) of the Operations of the 35th Division during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive between September 26-October 2, 1918. Captions on the lower left describe the basic information of the attack as well as the known units involved for the Allies and Central Powers. Captions on the lower right describe outcomes of the offensive including number of kilos advanced, prisoners captured, and casualties. Colored arrows on the map indicate lines of advancement as well as locations of particular units throughout the offensive. Handwritten additions by Morse Willis - Topographic Sec. G.2.C. 35th Div. 101.6 x 63.5 cm. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 14

2005.74.45 - Map

French map (printed) titled "Region de Verdun" showing the Sommedieve Sector held by 35th Division in October 1918. Handwritten additions to the map made by Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis in red ink. The additions show locations of Division, Brigade, and Regiment command posts as well as lines indication Divison, Brigade, and Regiment sectors. This includes locations of the 69th Brigade, 70th Brigade, 137th Infantry, 138th Infantry, 139th Infantry, and 140th Infantry. Typed at bottom of map in French: "Quadrillage Lambert_Le Cadre est oriente NORD-SUD / Edition Provisoire". 75 x 106.6 cm. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry

2005.74.46 - Map

French printed topographic map titled "Foret D'Argonne". Handwritten on back of map: "Objectives at Sector for 35th Div. in 1st Phase of Argonne-Meuse Offensive". Print dated July 23, 1918 and printed at Base Printing Plant 29th Enginners U.S. Army. Handwritten sections added to map in black and colored ink to indicate locations of specific units as well as lines of advancement between September 28 - October 1, 1918. Locations of the 35th Division and 28th Division sectors are marked. Part of a map series titled "Groupe Des Canevas de Tir". Handwritten note at bottom of map: "Sgt. S.M. Willis / Hdq. Detch. / 35th Div, G.C.R." 106 x 75 cm. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis,

2005.74.47 - Map

French topographic map titled "Verdun A". Handwritten on back of map: "Verdun - A. 1/20 000 / Objectives & Sector for 35th Div. in 1st Phase of Argonne-Meuse Offensive". Map dated August 12, 1918 and printed at the Base Printing Plant, 29th Enginners, U.S. Army. Handwritten additions made at a later date in black ink and colored crayons. The handwritten additions include the boundary line between the 35th Division and 91st Division sectors. Map signed in the lower right corner by "Sgt. S.M. Willis / Hdq. Detch. / 35th Div, R.E.P." Part of a map series titled "Groupe Des Canevas de Tir". 106 x 75.3 cm. From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Compa