First Aereo Squadron, Signal Corps, war diary : period from March 12 to April 23, 1916.

First Aereo Squadron, Signal Corps, war diary : period from March 12 to April 23, 1916.

Date: 1916
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps. Aereo Squadron, 1st.
Description: Photocopy of typescript describing activities and participants in the 1st Aereo Squadron of the Signal Corps during the Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa from March 12 to April 23, 1916.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Battery A on the Mexican Border

Battery A on the Mexican Border

Date: 1916
Creator: Stiness, Henry R.W.
Description: This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Start of the Pershing Expedition March 15, 1916. Map

Start of the Pershing Expedition March 15, 1916. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Shows routes the U. S. troops took into Mexico on the expedition of 1916 led by General John J. Pershing. Notes the pack train and wagon train routes as well as infantry routes, and the Expedition headquarters at Dublan Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)