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This is a postcard showing members of Company B, 139th Infantry, 35th Division parading at Newport News, Virginia, after returning from France. Theodore R. Blevins is the tall man in the second row and can be seen between the two men in the front row. Blevins, from Oskaloosa, Kansas, joined the National Guard in 1916 and served in the American Punitive Expedition to Mexico, trained at Fort Sill, and fought in France during World War I. He later received the Silver Star for his actions in the war. The medal is on display at the T. R. Blevins Junior High School in Ft. Collins, Colorado where he was a long-time mathematics teacher.

Date: 1919

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Item Number: 309631
Call Number: E870.3 35Div.Inf139 *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309631

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