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Scope and Contents Miscellaneous World War II papers documenting the army service of George J. Tompkins, Jr. Included are Gen. Eisenhower's letter to the troops about to participate in the D-Day invasion, June 1944, and a similar item from President Roosevelt. Tompkins is a member of the VMI Class of 1944.
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Scope and Contents The collection consists of documents and photographs (ca. 120 items) from the military career of U.S. Army General Leonard Townsend Gerow (b. 1888 d.1972). It includes correspondence with General Dwight D. Eisenhower,autobiographical material, speeches (1945-1948), and photographs. Material complementary to this collection is located in his student/alumni file, also located in the VMI Archives.
Scope and Contents Bank draft, State of Connecticut, Comptroller's Office. Dated 1792 October 29; payable to Joseph Packwood. Contractor's invoice, Chesapeake and Ohio canal, Sept 1829. Thank you letter from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Mrs. Charles E. Bryant, November 1953. (typed letter, signed). Letter (ALS), from William N. R. Beall, Fort Leavenworth to Col. Joseph E. Johnston, Commander Jefferson Barracks, Mo. 1857 March 8. 1 sheet.
- Names: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 X
- 1 Correspondence
- 1 Generals -- United States -- Biography
- 1 Military records
- 1 Operation Overlord
- 1 Personal papers
- 1 Photographs
- 1 United States -- Army -- Officers -- Biography
- 2 Virginia Military Institute -- Alumni -- Biography
- 1 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1911
- 1 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1944