Withers A. Burress papers
Bulk of papers document Burress' Army career for the period 1942-1954. Included are photos; subject file on the 100th Infantry Division; scrapbooks; miscellaneous correspondence; orders, memos. Other items include miscellaneous retirement correspondence (1957-1971).
- 1942 - 1971
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5.13 cubic feet (4 legal document boxes (3 - 5" width, 1 - 2.5" width); 5 oversize flat boxes)
Biographical / Historical
Withers A. Burress b. 1894, Richmond, Virginia; graduate Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1914; U.S. Army officer, 1916-1954; commanded 100th Infantry Division; Commanding General, First Army; d. 1977, Arlington, VA.
Manuscripts Stacks; and stacks oversized shelf
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of estate of Gen. Withers A. Burress, 1977.