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Barksdale, Alfred D. (Alfred Dickinson), 1892-1972


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Alfred D. Barksdale papers

Identifier: MS-0465
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 8 items documenting the World War I U. S. Army career of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale (VMI Class of 1911). A member of Company L, First Virginia Infantry, National Guard, Barksdale was called to active duty during the World War I. Barksdale served in France with M Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division, from 1917-1919. Included is a letter from Barksdale to his sister, dated August 20, 1918, written shortly after his arrival in France. He comments on the visit of Gen. John...

Letter to Fannie Poindexter Vaughan (Barksdale), 1918 August 20

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Photographs, Alfred D. Barksdale in uniform, circa 1918

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