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Catalog Number HRHS-135
Collection 116th Infantry 29th Division Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
The 116th Infantry, 29th Division, was organized during WW1. The 116th Infantry Band was mustered on June 23, 1916 and served on the Mexican border until March 2, 1917. The band arrived in France in June 1918 and remained there until May 28, 1919.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
This collection contains a photograph and newspaper clippings relating to the 116th Infantry Band, along with a pamphlet about the 116th Infantry 29th Division. See also museum artifacts 13.14.01 (a. jacket. b. pants) and 13.14.02 (VFW hat) also donated to the museum.


COLLECTION INVENTORY:
-Booklet "A Brief History of 116th Infantry 29th Division"
-Photograph, 116th Infantry Band, May 1919.
-Newspaper clippings with the article "Dayton Band Vets".
-DNR newspaper clipping from 1/12/1978 with the following articles: "Company C Traces Roots"; and "Company Becomes National Guard" and "Band puts Dayton on Map".

Title 116th Infantry 29th Division Collection