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Brigadier General Tasker H. Bliss to George C. Marshall
August 22, 1912 Governors Island, New York
With reference to the Connecticut Maneuver Campaign of 1912, just ended, it is recognized that a very great measure of the success of the maneuvers is due to the skillful manner in which you planned the various situations of the campaign.
I wish to thank you personally and officially for your efficient services and to express the belief that such ability as you have shown in this task will surely result in high honor to yourself and to the military profession.
Document Copy Text Source: Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780’s-1917 (RG 94), Document File, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.
Document Format: Typed letter.
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. 73.