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

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This black and white picture postcard featuring a uniformed man standing in front of dark horse with trees and buildings in the background; the title along the top of the card reads "Acting Commanding General, Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard with a red two cent postage stamp and indication for address and correspondence placement. The card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi June 18, 1918. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Josephine Brassmer. The regiment address is handwritten in the top center.

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Dear Sister, I rec'd your letter and glat to hear from you. But you do not write often for I would like to get a letter every day. But you said that Effie rote [sic] to me but I have not got it yet. I rote [sic] 6 letters and 2 card today or I would write you a letter. Tell Ed I will write him a long letter but I have been busy writing for the las 2 day I have got 7 letter since I left home. I would like to get 7 a day so write soon. D. D. B Koss xxxx [sic]

Publication Date

6-18-1918

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

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PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Acting-Commanding-General-Camp-Shelby-Hattiesburg-Miss_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.

Acting Commanding General Standing in Front of a Horse, Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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