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Re: WWI Draft/Enlistment/Release Questions
Posted by: decmay (ID *****0397) Date: May 03, 2012 at 18:04:10
In Reply to: WWI Draft/Enlistment/Release Questions by Sandie Richardson of 9053

Have you tried the NARA:

I knew a person who talked about their great grandfather was a Veteran of WWI. I found an old family tree published by another family member that cites this this ancestor's service and stated he never left the United States. Was discharged shortly after boot camp. So it is possible with the time line of your Asa he never left the U.S.
Also try the Michigan State Archives and the National Guard of the State of Michigan.

Here is another very informative site about WWI.

If he was in the National (Federal) Army from Michigan he might have been at Camp Custer and been part of the 85th Division if his time in got him far enough to be assigned before discharge.

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