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CD: Records of the United States Marine Corps: Record Group 127

By: Maizie Johnson

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

"The U.S. Marine Corps was created by an act of Congress approved July 11, 1798…According to this legislation the Corps was to be formed into as many companies or detachments as the President should direct. They were to act on board the frigates and armed vessels of the United States, to do duty in the forts and garrisons of the United States, and to perform any other required shore duty…No one knew whether the Marine Corps appertained more to the Navy or to the ... View more info