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Exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

The War with Germany, a Statistical Summary. House Document, Vol. 29, Document No. 174. 66th Congress, 1st Session. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1919. Law Library, Library of Congress (030.00.00)

State by State Service

The diagram in the U.S. House of Representatives report lists the number of soldiers, not including officers, who served from each state and territory during World War I. According to the report: "The bars are proportionate in length to the total number of men furnished whether by volunteering in the Regular Army, coming in through the National Guard, or being inducted through the draft." By war's end, the report states that the total number of soldiers serving in the armed forces was 4.8 million, 4 million of whom were in the United States Army.

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