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The World War I military service card for Luther Wade Pilcher (1898-1918). This card, and the others in its series, was created in 1925 for the Floridians who served from 1917-1919 in World War I as part of the U.S. Marine Corps. On these cards, the…

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Dressed in his United States Marine uniform, Luther Wade Pilcher (1898-1918) poses on a chair in front of a backdrop of the United States Capitol. On his left breast is a rifle expert marksmanship badge. His rank at the time of the photo, corporal,…

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A postcard depicting a dress parade outside of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston. Built in 1820, the original citadel stood on what is now Marion Square. In 1842, Governor John Peter Richardson III (1831-1899) called…