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History of the American Legion Roy L. Vingers Post 52

La Crosse's American Legion Post 52 was formed in 1919, just nine months after the Armistice of 1918. Originally named after Major Frank L. Shuman, it would later be named for Sergeant Roy L. Vingers.
(written by Hunter Kopp, UWL Public History Intern Fellow)   Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion: "For God and Country We associate ourselves together …