137th U. S. Field Artillery Band, Camp Shelby, Mississippi, 1918

Description: Group portrait of the 137th U. S. Field Artillery Band with their instruments, taken at Camp Shelby outside Hattiesburg, Mississippi. They stand in front of a lookout and numerous tents. It was an Indiana-based band, and the verso of the photo includes a complete list of the names of the men pictured and the Indiana towns from which they hailed. Camp Shelby became a training camp in 1917 for World War I troops and was deactivated after the end of the war.
Origin: 1918-04-04
Publisher: Digital image 2015 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Source: http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/dc013/id/640
Collection: Panoramic Photograph Images
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Geography: Mississippi--Hattiesburg
Subjects: Military bands
Tents
World War, 1914-1918
Military camps
Military officers
Military uniforms

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