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This photo was taken September 21, 1919. At this time Hughes is stationed at Camp Holabird, Maryland which was in the southeastern corner of the city of Baltimore. Camp Holabird was established on 96 acres of marsh near Colgate Creek. Hughes recorded this information on the photo of Carmela DiMaggio - Adeline. Perhaps it was taken at Colgate Creek. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.

Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: September 21, 1919

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Item Number: 314914
Call Number: James C. Hughes Collection, negative 340C
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 314914

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