Item #56738 Reveille: the call to a new life. Complete in 14 issues. Arthur MacLeod, ed.

Reveille: the call to a new life. Complete in 14 issues

Fort Snelling, Minnesota: US Army General Hospital No. 29, 1919. 4to, 14 weekly issues from vol. 1 no. 1 April 26, 1919 to vol. 1. no. 14 July 24, 1919, comprising the complete run of the magazine. Each number with 18 or 22 pages, photographs and illustrations throughout, original printed paper wrappers, paper brittle and toned, with some shallow chips to edges but no significant loss, the occasional library stamp, a very good set. The Reveille was established as a magazine for the military hospital at Fort Snelling. In its inaugural issue it makes the following statement: Reveille makes its bow to the people of the Twin Cities and to all well-wishers everywhere. Its success means much for Fort Snelling and for its great Hospital ... Through its pages all the progresses made along all lines will be duly reported." Includes general news and essays, alongside news about personnel, some of it serious, but most clearly submitted as jokes by fellow service members ("Mystery. How many sisters has Brown got? They seem to come and they seem to go..."), cartoons, sports, and a section for nurses. The final issue of the magazine was July 24th, and the hospital was discontinued in August 1st. A 15th volume was issued after the fact with the title Centennial Memorial of Fort Snelling. Duluth Public Library only in OCLC to which we can add MHS. Item #56738

Price: $750.00

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