June 1922

Anniversaries

Volume 7, Issue 2
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JUNE 1st: 1801, some time in June the President authorized the purchase of ground in Washington for the erection of the Marine Barracks; 1813, 1st Lieutenant James Broom killed on board the Chesapeake in action with the Shannon; 1857, riot Plug-Uglies in the city of Washington; 1918, the Fourth Brigade enters front line near Belleau Wood.

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Roland E Simpson