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Name 1st Division

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Image of 1920.1.180 - Poster

1920.1.180 - Poster

Country of Origin: America Title: The First Three Artist: Kidder, signed Date: 1918 Size: 69.5 x 52 cm Issuing Agency: American Red Cross Medium: Lithograph Inscription: The First Three! / Give till it Hurts / -they gave till they / died / War Fund Week / One hundred million dollars / (names Hay, Enright and Gresham in picture)

Image of 1991.70.15 - Postcard

1991.70.15 - Postcard

Postcard with illustration of soldier of occupation. Coblenz, Germany.

2003.38.89 - Certificate

A certificate by the headquarters of the First Division to Private Clarence A. Marlett for gallantry in action and meritorious services for his action near Soissons, France, July 18, 1918 in which he was wounded. The certificate is bordered by green foliage, and is flanked by two swords. Near the hilt of the swords are shields depicting the emblem of the 1st Infantry Division with olive branches. At the top of the certificate is an image of an eagle with a ribbon coming out of its mouth, standing over an American flag. At the top of the flagpole is a liberty cap. 'Private Clarence A. Marlett, Company B. 18th Inf. Who was wounded in action near Soissons, France, July 18, 1918' is typed nea

Image of 2005.42.1 - Poster

2005.42.1 - Poster

Country of Origin: America Title: The First Three Artist: Kidder, signed Date: 1918 Size: 69.5 x 52 cm Issuing Agency: American Red Cross Medium: Lithograph Inscription: The First Three! / Give till it Hurts / -they gave till they / died / War Fund Week / One hundred million dollars / (names Hay, Enright and Gresham in picture)

Image of 2012.74.2 - Certificate

2012.74.2 - Certificate

Letter issued by General Pershing's office, dated March 26, 1919, to Major General Edward F. McGlachlin, Jr., commander of the 1st Division, commending the Division for its service in the war and the Occupation From the service of Sgt. Ernest Slizenski, Battery C, 6th Field Artillery, 1st Division, AEF.

Image of 2012.74.3 - Orders, Military

2012.74.3 - Orders, Military

General Orders No. 4 issued by HQ 1st Division dated Jan., 1920 citing the 1st Field Artillery Brigade of which the 6th Field Artillery was a part From the service of Sgt. Ernest Slizenski, Battery C, 6th Field Artillery, 1st Division, AEF.

Image of 2016.29.11 - Note

2016.29.11 - Note

Note regarding the first American casualties on November 3, 1917

Image of 2016.29.12 - Memorandum

2016.29.12 - Memorandum

Memo regarding the first American casualties on November 3, 1917 sent to General Pershing Headquarters Staff

Image of 2016.29.13 - Speech

2016.29.13 - Speech

Address of General Bordeaux at the funeral of the first American soldiers to fall on the French front

Image of 2014.40.0 - Medal

2014.40.0 - Medal

Victory medal, U.S., with France battle clasp; awarded posthumously to Merle Hay, Glidden, Iowa. Merle Hay was one of the first three American combat soldiers killed in action on November 3, 1917. It was given by the Hay family to the donor’s grandmother, Ruby Clifford of Moreland, Iowa

2006.23.7 - Medal

First Division medal. From the service of Private First Class Wagoner William E. Browning, 12th Ambulance Company, 1st Sanitary Train, 1st Division, A.E.F.

2006.23.10 - Pin, Lapel

1st Division insignia lapel pin. From the service of Private First Class Wagoner William E. Browning, 12th Ambulance Company, 1st Sanitary Train, 1st Division, A.E.F.

2006.23.16 - Pillowcase

Souvenir pillow cover with 1st Division insignia. Embroidered: 1st Div. AEF-Hillscheid Germany - Wag.WM.E. Browning, 1st Sanitary Train From the service of Private First Class Wagoner William E. Browning, 12th Ambulance Company, 1st Sanitary Train, 1st Division, A.E.F.

1986.94.1 - book

American Battle Monuments

1980.17.1 - book

The foreword is a hand-written note by John J. Pershing. Contents: (Photographs; Illustrations; Maps; Dedication; Foreword; Introduction; Presentation of the Illustrations; Tribute.) Part I- The History, Chapter I- Organization and Mobilization of the Division: (The Call to Arms; The Voyage; On French Soil; Mobilization Completed; Gondrecourt) Chapter II- Training, First Period: (Preliminary Instruction; The Infantry; The Machine Gunners; Engin

1981.108.33 - book

Table of Contents: The Fasicnation of the Army by Captain Hugh Mearns; The First Division in the War; The Medics With the First; Air Service With the First Division; Artillery Heroes; A Glorious Heritage; Units of the Fighting First; Order of March in New York; Line of March in New York City; Line of March in Washington, D.C.; The Bark of the Big Guns; All Soldiers Are "Broke"; Subjects: First Division

1993.32.1 - book

Seventh Field Artillery Off to the U.S. Regulars in Uncle Sam's Army; Camp Wilson, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Our trip to France; Saint Nazaire and Training Camp at La Valdahon; Off to the Trenches, Sommervillier Sector; Our Winter Billets in Biencourt, France; The Ansaeville Sector; Picardy, Montcidier and Noyon Sectors and the Battle of Cantigny; The Marne Salient and the Second Battle of the Marne; The U.S. Base Hospital # 1, Neuilly, Paris; U.S. Base Hospital, Ro

1984.16.6 - book

Contents: Birth and Infancy of the Regiment; Going Over; En Route; Toul Sector; Cantigny; Soissons; The Pont-a-Mousson Sector; St. Mihiel; Argonne; Operations against Mouzon and Sedan; The Army of Occupation; Roster; Citations Subjects: Engineers

2009.7.4 - book

Contents: Prologue and History; General Orders Subjects: Registers; World War I