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George W. and Frederick W. Marshall, WWI Letters and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 4262

Scope and Contents

Papers of PFC George W. Marshall (1895-August 17, 1918) and PFC Fred W. Marshall (1897-July 29, 1918) of Greene County, Pennsylvania. The two brothers were killed in World War I a few weeks apart. Fred served in Company K of the 110th Infantry, George served in Company C, 313th Machine Gun Battalion. Includes mostly letters that they sent home, 1917-1918. Most of the letters are from the brothers' time in training at Camp Hancock, GA and Petersburg, VA. The majority of the letters were written by Fred Marshall. One folder contains letters sent home from the front lines in France. There are also documents from the War department following their deaths, two panoramic photos, and some printed material. For more about Company K, the Rain Day boys, see This collection is minimally processed.


  • Creation: 1917-1937


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0.9 Linear Feet (10 1/2 in. (1 document case, 5 in.); ( 1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); (1 flat storage box, 3 in.))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:

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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US