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Corcoran Legion Fifth regiment. Col. William McEvily. A few good men are wanted to fill up Capt. Wm. L. Monegan's company. This is a splendid opportunity for young men to join a Crack Regiment.
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Overall: 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 48 1/2 in. ( 0.6 x 8.9 x 123.2 cm )
handwritten: reverse, wide end: "P. H. DOWNING"
Khaki-colored silk necktie.
This shirt is part of a summer service uniform worn by Paul H. Downing during World War II. Downing served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Corps, as commanding officer of the Rochester (New York) Materiel Command.
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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