The George C. Marshall Papers

George C. Marshall First Division War Diary Entry

Weather fair. Health good. Supplies good.
1The Chief of Staff, Col. Ely, accompanied by the Assistant Chief of Staff, Major Marshall, and two officers from general headquarters, (Col. Malone and Col. Drum)[1] left to make a reconnaissance of the sectors to be occupied by the battalions of the Division in the front line.
2The battalion adjutant and one officer per company of the first battalions of each infantry regiment left for the front to make preparations for the reception of their battalions.
G. C. M.
NA/RG 120 (CHQ, War Diaries)
    [1]Colonel Paul B. Malone (U.S.M.A., 1894), a Fort Leavenworth student for two years when Marshall was an instructor, was assistant chief of staff G-5 (Training). Colonel Hugh Drum was in the Operations Section.