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Allen Sumner in military uniform [ca. 1918]

Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: World War, 1914-1918
  • Branch of Service: Marine Corps
  • Unit of Service: 81st Company, 6th Machine Gun Battalion, American Expeditionary Forces
  • Location of Service:
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/105990

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[ Letters of Captain Allen M. Sumner, USMC [April 25, 1917 - July 15, 1918] ]

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[ Photo Album ]
[ Special Order No. 118 ]
[ Letter from Chief of Staff Preston Brown, enclosing memo from L. W. T. Waller, Jr. relating to the death of Allen Sumner [8/11 - 8/12/1918 ]
[ Memoir of major Robert L. Denig describing the battle of the Marne, July 18th, 1918, in which Sumner was killed [10/18/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/25/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/6/1917] ]

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[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/26/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/14/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/17/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/19/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/20/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/23/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/1917] ]
[ Fragment of a letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/26/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/29/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [8/31/1917] ]
[ Letter from his mother to Allen Sumner, "Dearest boy" [8/31/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/5/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/6/1917] ]
[ Fragment of a letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/11/1917] ]
[ Postcard to Mrs. Allen M. Sumner [9/5/1917] ]
[ Postcard to Margaret ("Miss Margaret P. Sumner") from Allen Sumner [9/11/1917] ]
[ Two fragmentary letters from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/12/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/12/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/12/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/14/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/17/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/18/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/22/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/23/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [9/27/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [10/2/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [10/7/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [10/17/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [10/23/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [10/27/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [11/6/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [11/12/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [11/20/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [11/26/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [12/4/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [12/15/1917] ]
[ Fragment of a letter, page one missing, from Allen Sumner [12/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [12/22/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [12/27/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [12/29/1917] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [1/5/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [1/6/1918] ]
[ Letter to "My Dearest" from "Nan" (?) [1/11/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [1/12/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [1/24/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [2/1/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [2/4/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [2/13/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [2/17/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [2/26/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [3/2/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [3/10/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [3/21/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [3/25/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [3/30/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/2/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/5/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/10/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/15/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/16/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/24/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [4/27/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [5/1/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [5/5/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [5/8/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [5/19/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [5/17/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [5/24/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [5/29/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [6/14/1918] ]
[ Postcard from Allen Sumner to his wife [6/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [6/21/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [6/29/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [7/8/1918] ]
[ Letter from Allen Sumner to "My Dearest" [7/15/1918] ]
[ Letter to his mother from Allen Sumner [5/5/1917] ]