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Carl Nelson Mozingo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3537

This collection consists of a letter written by Corporal Carl Nelson Mozingo to his father. The letter is sent from France, where Mozingo served as a member of the American Expeditionary Force, and is dated November 24, 1918, shortly after the Armistice. The letter describes Mozingo's experiences in the final days of the war, serving on several fronts in France including Argonne and Verdun.

Dates

  • 1918 November 24

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

Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by Corporal Carl Nelson Mozingo to his father. The letter is sent from France, where Mozingo served as a member of the American Expeditionary Force, and is dated November 24, 1918, shortly after the Armistice.

Biographical/Historical Note

Carl Nelson Mozingo was born on January 27, 1899 in Darlington, South Carolina to Jehu Pierce Mozingo and Nancy Ann Marshall. He served in World War I as a Corporal. He married Helen Eliza Ross on June 25, 1944. He died on December 10, 1976.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this collection in July of 2011.

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