Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)
Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)

Martin. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set)

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Martin, Colonel Edward; Wallace, E. S. [editor]. The Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard, In the World War (5 volume set); Forewords by The Commanding Generals; The history of the Keystone or Iron Division in the World War. Also the History and Traditions of the Pennsylvania National Guard and its Predecessor the Pennsylvania Militia. Pittsburgh, PA: 28th Division Publishing Co., 1923. First Edition. [7555]

Five large volumes in blue cloth, gilt titles & panels to spine, red keystone on spine & front covers, each volume 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, hinges fine, some fraying to corner tips & spine ends. Ex historical society library with a few ink name stamps, including on title pages. Call numbers in gold ink on the bottom spine panel, a few stamps, penciled numbers within, but no card pockets or bookplates. Many b/w illustrations from photographs. This large, heavy set is printed on glossy paper and takes up 8 inches of shelf space. Good. Hardcover.

"The services of the Twenty-eighth Division in the World War may be grouped in the following periods:

"1st. Its preparatory training camp at Camp Hancock, Georgia, with the British in the Lumbres area, and with the French in the Gonesse area.

"2nd. Its entry, by fractions, into the front line by the end of June, 1918, in the Chateau-Thierry region, with effective participation in the repulse of the last great German drive, beginning July 15, 1918.

"3rd. Its entry as a complete division [less the Artillery Brigade, which was still at Meucon] into the front-line, forcing the crossing of the Ourcq river with capture of Grimpette woods and Cierges..."

[continues for two pages].

"The purpose of this history is to preserve in convenient form the official matter of the Twenty-eighth Division, together with such additional information and comments as seem necessary to properly preserve the work of the organization for future generations...We have prepared a separate history of each unit, and the facts contained therein are from the official records and from the memories of those who took part. The roster of each unit as we present it is from the best information obtainable."