Motor Convoy at Parade Ground

Motor Convoy at Parade Ground Jefferson Barracks Missouri


Stock #: 637169
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Jefferson Barracks
State: Missouri (MO)
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Postmark: 1943 May-24
PM City: Saint Louis
PM State: Mo.
Stamp: 1c
Philatelic Notes: Slogan cancel: BUY WAR SAVINGS BONDS AND STAMPS
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Jefferson Barracks, established in 1826, is located just outside St. Louis, Mo. The post has a long history in military annals. At one point during the Civil War, General U.S. Grant headquartered here. It was only recently that the post became exclusively an Air Corps Replacement Training Center.