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BOX 9-15 Subject File, 1897-1955
Material relating to March's military service, including his service in the Philippines, at Fort Riley, Kansas, in World War I, and also his time with the Japanese Imperial Army during the Russo-Japanese war. Includes reports, military training manuals, orders, military correspondence and memoranda, and biographical material.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 9 American Army School, 1915-1916
Artillery, reports, 1903-1907, undated
Biographical material, circa 1917-circa 1953
Desert Rock, 1952
Fort Riley, Kans.
Diary, circa 1908-circa 1911
BOX 10 Field artillery board notebook, 1908-1910
Report of Major George V. Read, 1910 See also Oversize
(2 folders)
Reports, 1903-1908
Funeral and obituaries, 1955
Horoscope, 1915
Military demobilization, United States history of, 1950
Chapters 1-3
(2 folders)
BOX 11 Chapter 3 notes-Chapter 4
Military training and instructional manuals
1897, 1911-1917
(5 folders)
BOX 12 1917-1918, undated
(5 folders)
Astor Battery
Clothing and material issued, circa 1898 See Oversize
Muster roll showing discharge, 2 Feb. 1899 See Oversize
Recruitment and organization, 1898
Chronological file, 1898-1906
(2 folders)
BOX 13 Military supplies, 1898-1899, undated
(5 folders)
Reports of the United States Military government of the Philippines
(2 folders)
BOX 14 1903
Villamor, Blás and Juan, circa 1898
Russo-Japanese War
Chronological file, 1904-1906
(2 folders)
Lecture: "Observations on the Russo-Japanese War," 1905
Miscellany, undated
Motieling Pass, report and enclosures, 1904 See also Oversize
Notebooks, 1904
Books 1-8
(4 folders)
BOX 15 Books 9 and unnumbered
(2 folders)
"Notes on Manchuria," circa 1900-circa 1904
Siberian intervention, 1918
Volunteer army, proposed legislation, 1905, undated
World War I, 1916-1918
(4 folders)
BOX 16-18 Miscellany, 1900-1955
News clippings, printed matter, War Department proposals and reports, notes, small notebooks, and some photographs.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 16 Congressional Record, 1920, 1932, 1938, 1947-1955
Diary and pocket books, circa 1890-circa 1935
Invitations and cards, circa 1930-1953
Lists of names, unidentified, undated
News clippings, 1918-1955 See also Oversize
(3 folders)
Notes, undated
Photographs of gravestones and unidentified aerial views, undated, See also Oversize
BOX 17 Printed matter, 1900-1937, 1953-1954, undated See also Oversize
(4 folders)
Statements before Congress, 1935
War Department proposals and reports
"Development of the Four Army Organization," 1933
Miscellaneous, 1905-1906, 1926
BOX 18 "Statistical Data Relative to Port Army Supply Bases," 1919
Transportation service, 1919
Scrapbooks, 1898-1951
Nine scrapbooks primarily containing newspaper clippings and some photographs and articles concerning the military career of March. The last two scrapbooks contain photographs and text pertaining to March Air Force Base, Riverside County, Calif., which was named after March's son, an army air corps pilot killed in a training flight in 1918.
Arranged chronologically See Oversize
BOX OV 1-OV 11 Oversize, 1898-1951
Maps, muster roll, printed matter, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Subject File
Fort Riley, Kans.
Report of Major George V. Read, eight maps, 1910 (Container 10)
Astor Battery
Clothing and material issued, circa 1898 (Container 12)
BOX OV 2 Muster roll showing discharge 2 Feb. 1899 (Container 12)
Russo-Japanese War
Motieling Pass, report and enclosures, two maps, 1904 (Container 14)
"Notes on Manchuria," map "Disposition of the Russian Divisions," Aug.-Sept. 1904 (Container 14)
News clippings, article on canvas, 1918 (Container 16)
Photographs of unidentified aerial views, undated (Container 16)
Printed matter, portrait, undated (Container 17)
BOX OV 3 Scrapbooks, 1898-1951 (Container 18)
BOX OV 4 1918
BOX OV 5 1918-1919
BOX OV 6 1918-1921, 1941
BOX OV 7 1919-1926
BOX OV 8 Clippings about The Nation at War, 1932
BOX OV 9 1943-1951
BOX OV 10 March Air Force Base, California, 1951
BOX OV 11 Medal of Honor Ceremony at March Air Force Base, 1951

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