MARINE CORPS MUSEUM TECHNICAL MONOGRAPH SERIES
This Technical Monograph Series is prepared under the direction of the Senior
Historian and will include other works similar in nature. These are largely derived
from the museum's material collections and are designed to explore in depth the
particular subject addressed.
It is hoped that the Series will stimulate interest in the more obscure aspects of
the material history of the Marine Corps and at the same time introduce a specialized
reference document of considerable utility to the historical researcher as well as
The Marine Corps Museum is located a few miles south of Washington, D. C.,
just off Interstate 95 and is open daily to the public free of charge. The research
facilities are open to users who have obtained prior authorization from the Curator
from 8:00 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. Monday through Friday, federal holidays excepted.
device reproduced on the front cover is an interpretationof an 1812 United States Marine Corps hat device by JoAnn Wood.
s&e by the Superintendent of
Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office
Stock No. 008-055-00117-0