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Catalog Number 2004.5.16
Object Name Print, Photographic
Accession number 2004.5
Description Black and white photograph of the 168th Infantry Band. Typed on back of image: "Every evening at about 4:30 or 5:00 o'clock the 168th Infantry Band formed in front of this old German Church to play "Retreat". The town is "Niederbreisig Am Rhein". / One Battalion and Headquarters Company of the old Iowa unit wintered in this little Rhine village in 1918-1919 with the Army of Occupation. / Lou F. Morgans is the director of the organization. He stands on the Drum Major's left. The Drum Major is SErgeant Major Joseph Benge. / Submitted by Everett M. Griffith, Washington, Ia., a member of the above organization.".

From the service of Band Corporal Everett McKee Griffith, Headquarters Company Band, 3rd Iowa Infantry Regiment, then 168th Infantry Regiment Band, 42nd Division, AEF.
Date n.d.
Subjects World War I
Military bands
Bands
Search Terms 42nd Division
168th Infantry
Print size 11.8 x 16.9 cm