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Oscar Benjamin Franklin Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1003

  • Staff Only

Three photographs and a discharge certificate for Oscar Benjamin Franklin, a sergeant in Company D of the Third Tennessee Infantry, sent to Texas in 1916 for border patrol.

Dates

  • 1916, 1937

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Three photographs and a discharge certificate for Oscar Benjamin Franklin, a sergeant in Company D of the Third Tennessee Infantry, sent to Texas in 1916 for border patrol.

Biographical/Historical Note

Oscar Benjamin Franklin was a sergeant in Company D, Third Tennessee Infantry from 1916 to 1919. He enlisted on June 26, 1916, and in the latter half of 1916 his company was stationed in Texas for the Mexican Border Service. Franklin also served in France during 1918. He was honorably discharged on April 13, 1919 for reason of demobilization. Franklin passed away in Greenwood, South Carolina in May 1963.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480