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This black and white picture postcard features an infantry band in uniform lined up in a semi-circle with their instruments. The title along the top reads "'Kentucky' 149th Inf Band, Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for postage stamp placement. The card is postmarked Jersey City, New Jersey June 10, 1918. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Rose Nelson
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June 7th, 1918 Dear Grandma--I thought I would just drop you a few lines tonight just to let you know we arrived here all O.K. My new address is [address numbers omitted] Camp Meritt, New Jersey. Will write more later.
Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS; Jersey City, NJ
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University