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William A. Tidwell papers

Identifier: MS-0426
The collection includes 4 routine letters (1965-1968) from General William Westmoreland to Tidwell; Tidwell's Legion of Merit citation and certificate, awarded for his service as Chief of the Reconnaissance and Photographic Intelligence Division in Vietnam, 1964-1965; other certificates and citations; and 3 photographs.


  • 1956 - 1997


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17 items

Biographical / Historical

Miscellaneous papers (17 items) of Brigadier General William Albert Tidwell, Jr., USA (b. 1918 d. 1999) Tidwell was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute Class of 1939. During his military career he worked primarily as an Intelligence officer, and subsequently was with the Central Intelligence Agency. Agency.ale Agency in the 1950's and 1960's.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450