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Hi all, figured I would share this photo that I found amongst my Great Uncles items. We think the soldier on the right was related to my great uncles wife.   Any way to tell from the uniforms/ rifles approximately what timeframe this would have been taken? IMG_3471.jpeg.a254f58350803d0d072c7c8f3b0a2185.jpeg 

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Krag rifles. They remained in service a bit longer in rear echelons, so a little tough to tell. Looks like a snap cartridge belt on your great uncle there. 1903 to perhaps 1911 or so. I think those hats are pre 1911 Montana peak.

I am eagerly collecting Pre-WWII USMC material. Any Marine Corps Span Am era, WWI, Banana Wars, or China Marine related material is especially sought after. Let me know if you have something you want to part with. 

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Thanks warguy for the info, I was pretty sure the rifles weren't 03 Springfields, hopefully I can go a bit of Genealogy research and figure out the story behind these guys. 

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