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Brigadier General Robert C. Davis1 to
Commanding General, First Corps
July 8, 1918 [Chaumont], France
Special orders made this date relieve Lieutenant Colonel George C. Marshall from duty with the First Division and direct him report to Chief of Staff AEF for assignment to other duty. On completion of the relief of the First Division from the front line direct Colonel Marshall to comply with this order. Travel directed is necessary in the military service.
Document Copy Text Source: Records of the American Expeditionary Forces (World War I) (RG 120), Records of General Headquarters (GHQ), Adjutant General File (AG), National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.
Document Format: Typed memorandum.
1. Davis (U.S.M.A., 1898) was the adjutant general of the A.E.F.
Recommended Citation: The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, ed. Larry I. Bland and Sharon Ritenour Stevens (Lexington, Va.: The George C. Marshall Foundation, 1981- ). Electronic version based on The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, vol. 1, “The Soldierly Spirit,” December 1880-June 1939 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981), p. 151.