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Overview Papers (1889-1945) of United States Army officer Samuel Dickerson Rockenbach, notable for his role in the establishment of the U.S. Army Tank Corps during World War I and his postwar work in the development of tank warfare.
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Brigadier General William Burr Cochran, VMI Class of 1888. Includes corrspondence; photographs; unpublished biographical essay "Reminiscences of Camp Life During the World War", misc. other items (e.g. instructions for "final German Figures", a formal VMI dance).
Scope and Contents The collection contains the "Rebellion Record of Brevet Major General W. H. Emory" (1872, 50 pages, holograph); reports holograph (2 volumes) of Union Forces during the Red River Campaign, 1864 (13th, 16th, 17th, 19th Army Corps); and reports, holograph (1 volume) of Union Forces during the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864. (19th Army Corps).
Scope and Contents 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).
- Subject: Generals -- United States X
- 1 Burress, Withers A. (Withers Alexander), 1894-1977
- 1 Clement, William T., General
- 1 Cochran, William B. (William Burr)
- 1 Edgar, C. Ernest, III, MG (Charles Ernest)
- 1 Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
- 1 Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887
- 1 Gerow, Lee S. (Lee Saunders), 1891-1982
- 1 Gerow, Leonard Townsend, 1888-1972
- 1 Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie), 1866-1947
- 1 Irby, Richard L., 1918-2002
- 1 Kibler, A. Franklin (Abram Franklin), 1891-1955
- 1 Kilbourne, Charles E. (Charles Evans), 1872-1963
- 1 MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964
- 1 Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945
- 1 Peay, J. H. Binford, III
- 1 Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948
- 1 Rockenbach, Samuel D. (Samuel Dickerson), 1869-1952
- 1 Ruffner, David L. (David Lewis), 1896-1973
- 1 Shepherd, Lemuel C., Jr. (Lemuel Cornick)
- 1 Sorley, Lewis S., III
- 1 Summerall, Charles Pelot, 1867-1955
- 1 Tidwell, William A.
- 1 Tighe, Larry
- 1 VMI Research Laboratories, Inc.
- 1 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Commandant
- 1 Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-
- 1 Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927 ∧ less