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World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Carl Nelson Mozingo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3537
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.

Dates: 1918 November 24

Everett R. Cook Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1180
Abstract

This collection consists of the typed diary of Everett R. Cook in which he discusses his service as a pilot in the Officers' Signal Reserve Corps and with the 91st Aero Squadron on the Western Front during World War I. He begins by describing his trip overseas and goes on to chronicle his unit's movements, camp life, and some of his flights. The diary ends when Cook is discharged and begins his trip home.

Dates: 1917 October 19-1919 March 8

George Whittington Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3533
Abstract

This collection consists of an envelope and four pages of correspondence, written by George Whittington, from Base hospital #7 in France to Eddie A. Snow of Boston, Massachusetts. The letter was written on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918 and is on American Expeditionary Force letterhead.

Dates: 1918 November 11

J. T. Sloan Correspondence and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3514
Abstract The first section of this collection houses letters written to J. T. Sloan regarding events at home. Although the majority of Sloan's correspondents lived in Nashville, he also received letters from friends and family in Murfreesboro (Tenn.), Birmingham (Ala.), Memphis (Tenn.), and Atlanta (Ga.). The second section houses letters that J. T. Sloan wrote describing his life in camp and in the field, reporting on family members and friends also serving in the Army, and expressing his desire...
Dates: 1914 December 25-1920 January 13, 1938 July 4-11

Paul Harvey WWI Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0080
Abstract

The Paul Harvey WWI Collection features correspondence, military and veteran documents, war ration books, and original manuscripts written by Harvey, as well as newspapers, memorial photographs, books, and others documenting Harvey's military service and life.

Dates: 1912-1921, 1925-1959, 1977, 1994, 2004, undated; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1921

Rose Harwood Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3405
Abstract Lieutenant George Harold Byrd and Lieutenant George S. Fox Jr. wrote the bulk of these letters to Rose Harwood in Trenton, Tennessee and later at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia during World War I. Both men intended to marry Harwood upon returning to the United States. Byrd served with the 327th Infantry, 82nd Division in France and was killed by an artillery shell in the Argonne Forest on October 11, 1918. Fox served in an administrative capacity and never saw battle. Other letters...
Dates: 1918 May 11-1919 May 16

Thomas I. Fitzgerald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3182
Abstract

This diary, written by Thomas I. Fitzgerald during World War I, documents his journey from the United States to France, his experiences on the Western Front, and his return to Tennessee.

Dates: 1918 - 1919