A small format history, with tipped in images and signed by the Adjutant W.P. Coleman.
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“Headquarters 4th U.S. Infantry / Vera Cruz, Mexico / August 15, 1914.” Stiff paper wraps, simple twine tie binding, 28 pages, with two tipped-in photographs, and signature of the adjutant, Capt. Willis P. Coleman.
The booklet contains a full roster of all companies, including the supply company, and a brief history of the regiment at Vera Cruz (as of April 24th, 1914, and went into camp (said to be the same campground occupied by the regiment in 1847, during the Mexican War. The regiment performed outpost duty under war conditions from the date of arrival.
The photos are real photo postcard size; the first titled, ” 4th U.S. Infantry Entering Vera Cruz, After An Absence Of 60 Years,” and the other, “Colonel Robert C. Van Vliet, Commanding …….”
Imposed cover with regiment insignia in green and silver.