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10th Infantry, 5th Division Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2305
Abstract

This photograph, taken in 1941 in Wartrace, Tennessee, depicts the 10th Infantry, 5th Division training.

Dates: 1941

314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division Reunion Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0027
Abstract

This collection consists of a scrapbook that was compiled for the 58th reunion of the 79th Infantry Division in September 2004. The scrapbook is titled 314th Infantry Regiment and 79th Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized), The Cross of Lorraine Division, 79th Infantry Division. An unattached article Withdrawal in Alsace is also included.

Dates: 2004 September 24-26, undated

Birch Park Henderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0188
Abstract

This collection contains documents and a taped interview related to World War II veteran Birch Park Henderson’s experience in the European Theater of war.

Dates: 1940-1945, 1981-1986

Clyde W. Bill Fulk World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2549
Abstract

In this memoir, entitled "Why Me?," Bill Fulk describes his experiences before, during, and after World War -- with a strong emphasis on the time he spent in German Concentration camps.

Dates: 2001

Edgar Wilson WWII Reunion Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2670
Abstract

This collection houses Edgar Wilson's scrapbook documenting a 1992 reunion of the 2nd Battalion of the 319th Infantry (nicknamed the Wreckin' Second). The scrapbook contains primarily letters and flyers showing the planning of the event, which took place in Pigeon Forge and Knoxville on May 14, 1992, and photographs from the reunion. Also included is some information on the battalion's history.

Dates: 1992

Edward Feagins World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2634
Abstract

The Edward Feagins World War II Memoir, 1943-1946, entitled A Country Boy in World War Two chronicles Feagins's experiences in World War II. The narrative covers drafting, boot camp, war, and his return home.

Dates: 1943-1946

General Braxton Bragg Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3479
Abstract

General Braxton Bragg wrote this letter to Major W. W. Bliss from camp near Monterey, Mexico on April 18, 1847. In it, he discusses the third division of infantry and his need for more recruits.

Dates: 1847 April 18

Historical and Pictorial Review, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3128
Abstract

This collection contains a copy of Historical and Pictorial Review, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina, 1941, as presented to Sgt. Bill Purdom, 117th Infantry, 30th Division. It is a yearbook for the 30th Division and the 117th Infantry, and includes historical information.

Dates: 1941

J. J. G. Smith Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2385
Abstract

J. J. G. Smith's letter to his brother (January 2, 1838) discusses his upcoming travels as a river boat captain. He also considers the benefits of taking a job on shore or continuing to work on the river.

Dates: 1838 January 2

John S. Hurst Narrative

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3462
Abstract

In this narrative, John S. Hurst describes his time in the U. S. Army from his induction in July of 1944 to his discharge in August of 1945. He mentions his service replenishing ammunition during the Battle of the Bulge and details many of his struggles, including the frostbite and pneumonia that finally sent him home. The collection also houses a copy of a photograph of Hurst in his uniform.

Dates: 1996 February 6

Mark Reardon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2030
Abstract

The Mark Reardon Collection is composed of research regarding the Battle of Mortain (France) that Reardon assembled while writing Victory at Mortain: Stopping Hitler's Panzer Counteroffensive (2002). This material consists of unit reports (Box 2, Folders 49, 50, Box 3, Folders 1-42), declassified orders (Box 2, Folders 42, 43), written interviews with survivors (Box 1, Folders 63-67), and histories of the different battalions involved (Box 1, Folders 3-26, 45-58).

Dates: 1943-1998

Richard Thomas Alexander Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2613
Abstract

The Richard Thomas Alexander Oral History, 2003, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Richard Alexander by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Jake White of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003

Robert Morris Travis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3281
Abstract

This collection contains the papers, photographs, diaries, and personal effects of Robert Morris Travis, who served as a private, corporal, and sergeant in the U. S. Army's 4th Infantry for thirty years. Among these materials are copies of Morris's book, Sketches from the History of an Adventurous Life, which describes his time in Cuba and the Philippines during the Spanish-American War.

Dates: circa 1880-1943 October 11

Warren C. Giles’s “Company B, 117th Infantry”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0228
Overview

This collection includes two typed copies of Warren Giles’s work, “Company B, 117th Infantry.” As noted in the preface, this work is a “narrative of events of Company B, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Tennessee National Guard from April 1921 to November 24, 1945.”

Dates: circa 1945

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