USMC Marine Expeditionary Force maneuvers route Civil War 1923 New Market For Sale
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USMC Marine Expeditionary Force maneuvers route Civil War 1923 New Market: $50
Historical Sketch of the Route of the Fall Maneuvers, Marine Corps Expeditionary Force. Small pamphlet , pub. 1923, 36 pages. 4 x 6." Very good condition. "The plans for the Annual maneuver of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Force contemplate...the reenactment of various historical battles in which the forces of the United States were engaged." The pamphlet describes the route, what communities will be seen, mileage, places of historical interest and then a reenactment of the Battle of New Market. Approximately half the booklet is about the Battle of New Market, written by Lieutenant Lester Dessez who would late become a brigadier general and command a Marine defense battalion in WWII. Scarce Marine Corps historical item. S&H $4.00.