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Picture of the Week: 105th Engineers Passing Through St. Martin Au Laret, Belgium, 1919

105th Engineers Passing Through St. Martin Au Laret, Belgium, on way to Belgian Front, June 29th, 1919. From History of the 105th Regiment of Engineers Divisional Engineers of the “Old Hickory” (30th) Division.

This week’s Picture of the Week is in honor of Veterans Day. This image is from the Willard P. Sullivan’s book, History of the 105th Regiment of Engineers Divisional Engineers of the “Old Hickory” (30th) Division This item is the  compilation of the official records of the 105th Engineers with a copy of the official record of the 30th Division.

The 30th Infantry Division was a unit of the Army National Guard in World War I and World War II. It was nicknamed the “Old Hickory” division, in honor of North Carolina born President Andrew Jackson. The division had members from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.

 
You can read the entire history here: http://digital.ncdcr.gov/u?/p15012coll10,0.
Here are more items from the North Carolina Digital Collections  documenting North Carolina in World War I, http://tinyurl.com/7cg2als.

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