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H. Nelson Jackson in military uniform

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H. Nelson Jackson in military uniform
Mary Blanchard

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People on the Move:
People on the Move — H. Nelson Jackson: Immigrant, Migrant, Adventurer, Traveler

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H. Nelson Jackson in uniform
Currently on display
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
Details
Date Made:
about 1920
Locations:
Vermont
Note:
People on the Move
Credit:
Courtesy Mary Louise Blanchard
History

H. Nelson Jackson joined the army during World War I and was sent to France on the Leviathan, a passenger liner turned transport ship. While serving as a doctor in the Medical Corps, he was severely wounded at the Battle of Argonne (Montfaucon). After returning home, he traveled extensively, founding and promoting the American Legion and championing services for disabled soldiers.

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