Don J. Rutledge Letters
This collection consists of a series of letters, written by Don J. Rutledge between October 30, 1941, and October 26, 1945, from the Panama Canal, Europe, the Philippines, and Japan during World War II. They include a letter written two days after the Pearl Harbor attack and one written three days after the German army surrendered. Most of the correspondence is to Rutledge's wife, Louisa, in Fayetteville, Tenn.
- 1941-1945 (bulk 1945)
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0.3 Linear Feet
This is a collection of letters, written by Don J. Rutledge between 1941-1945, from the Panama Canal, Europe, the Philippines, and Japan, during World War II.
Don J. Rutledge worked as a civilian for the Corp of Engineers at the Panama Canal during the start of World War II. He enlisted in the war in 1943 and served in Europe as well as Japan.
This collection consists of thee folders.
Donated to Special Collections, April 2, 2005