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Illustrated Postal Card and Nov. Co.
This black and white picture postcard features trainees in uniform standing at attention in a field. The title along the top reads "'West Virginia' Machine Gun Company, Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides artist information as well as indication for address and correspondence placement. A red two cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi June 15, 1918. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. I. C. Goine [?] in Utica, Mississippi.
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6/13/18 Hello, J. C.: How are you getting along with your truck guess you are glad you were turned down we are going some now and its so Hot we get crazy as a Bat. Write to me and tell me some news. love to all from Buford. [sic]
Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University