T. Randolph Perkinson Papers
The bulk of the papers consists of miscellaneous items dating from Perkinson's the World War I service with HQ, 30th Division, as an aide-de-camp to General S. L. Faison. Documents include letters of recommendation, a special order, a battlefield map, and a leave of absence 30th Division and 119th Infantry histories. Also included are documents and photos dating from his cadetship and later life.
- Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919
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Biographical / Historical
Perkinson (b. 1895 d. 1973) graduated from VMI in 1918, served as a First Lieutenant during World War I, and was a well-known businessman in Danville, Virginia.
- Military maps
- Military records
- United States -- Army -- Officers -- Biography
- United States. -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces
- United States. -- Army. -- Infantry Division, 30th
- United States. -- Army. -- Infantry Regiment, 119th
- Virginia Military Institute -- Alumni -- Biography
- Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1918
- World War (1914-1918)
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Maps
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American