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Illustrated Postal Card and Nov. Co.
This black and white picture postcard features uniformed artillerymen working on field weapons. The title along the top reads "'Kentucky' Battery C, 138th Field Artillery, Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address and correspondence placement. A pink two cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi July 22, 1918. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Raymond Reed in St. Petersburg Florida.
Hello Kid, Send me Herb. address also R. T. if he writes. Gee but it rains here about every day and talk about your wind blowing, it sure comes this way. R. [sic]
Postcards; Picture postcards; Hattiesburg, MS; Military Training Camps--United States; Camp Shelby (MS)
Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Camp Shelby
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University