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United States. Marine Corps

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Brzezicki Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.40
Scope and Contents Letters, 1968-1972, of the Brzezicki family of Quakerstown, Pennsylvania, including 71 of Daniel Brzezicki's letters home during his time in the Marine Corps (1968-1970).  Daniel's letters begin with his training at Parris Island, South Carolina starting in May 1968, and continue through his service.  He spent most of his service years at Camp Pendleton, California, and then, beginning roughly in March of 1969, at an I-Corps ammo dump approximately 10 miles north of Da Nang in Vietnam.  The...

Francis X. Ferg Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00045
Scope and Contents About 75 letters from Francis X. Ferg to his family during World War I. Majority of the correspondence is to his mother, Mrs. Frank Ferg of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Francis X. Ferg enlisted with the Marine Corps and served in the Marine Band during the war. Many of the letters originate from Paris Island, South Carolina. Included with the correspondence are some pamphlets from camp at Paris Island, two post cards featuring scenic Germany, a certificate for completion of an exam with a score...

George S. Hochberg Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.490
Scope and Contents Approximately eighty letters, 1944-1945, received by George S. Hochberg, of East Orange, New Jersey, primarily during his officer training in the Marine Corps at Parris Island, South Carolina and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Before joining the Marine Corps, Hochberg was a student at Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut. This collection includes letters from George Hochberg's parents, Rose and Benjamin Hochberg, in New Jersey and brother Jerry in the Pacific, as well as letters from other...

John S. Devlin Letter Copybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp3
Scope and Contents Letter copybook, 1849-1855, of Lt. John S. Devlin, U. S. Marine Corps, while cruising on the U. S. S. Falmouth (United States West Coast and some Pacific Islands) and in Washington, D. C. and Brooklyn, N. Y. Concerns a court martial and includes accounts.

McGilvray Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.021
Scope and Contents Letters home to Gatesville, Texas from two brothers, Cam and Burl McGilvray who served in the Army and Marines respectively during World War II. Cam McGilvray was in the Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 in Fargo, North Dakota.  Burl McGilvray was stationed overseas and returned in April 1943 to the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, California due to a heat stroke complication. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, song lyrics and postcards.