Camp Shelby (Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center (CSJFTC))

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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.

Publication Date

6-10-1918

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS; Jersey City, NJ

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

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PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_"╜Kentucky"╜-149th-Inf-Band-Camp-Shelby-Hattiesburg_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

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