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The Bayonet Remembrance Book of Camp Lee Virginia
Original Author: Roger Batchelder, photographer and author
Created: 1918
Medium: Illustrated book cover

The Bayonet Remembrance Book of Camp Lee Virginia

This is the cover of The Bayonet Remembrance Book of Camp Lee Virginia (1918), a small book of photographs chronicling life in Camp Lee, a large army camp near Petersburg with about 50,000 troops during World War I. The author and photographer was Roger Batchelder, Harvard class of 1918, who was then a candidate in officer training school at the camp. The cover is illustrated with a view of the camp at upper left, and a German helmet being pierced by a dagger at lower right.

Citation:Camp Lee. U294.5 .L35 B25 1918. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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