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Richard L. Irby Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0509
Scope and Contents



The papers consist of correspondence and memoranda, military orders, printed material, photographs, scrapbooks, speeches, and other material primarily documenting the U.S. Army career (1939-1971) of Major General Richard L. Irby. The collection includes information about the activities of of the 1st Cavalry Division during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

Samuel D. Rockenbach Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
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.

Samuel Garland Civil War Commission Document

 Item
Identifier: MS-0118
Scope and Contents Commission document, dated May 9, 1861, appointing Samuel Garland, Jr. Colonel in the Virginia Volunteer Forces. Signed by Governor John Letcher. Endorsement on verso by Lewis B. Butler, Justice of the Peace for Prince William County, certifying that Garland took various prescribed oaths.

Samuel H. Craun papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0372
Scope and Contents Papers consist of 10 miscellaneous documents, 1862-1864, from Craun's military service. Included are receipts; orders regarding foraging and picking up prisoners; ordnance list for Co. H., 12th Virginia Cavalry. 1 receipt dated 1857.

T. Randolph Perkinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0473
Scope and Contents 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.

Wilberforce Veitch document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0041
Scope and Contents Leave of absence document issued to Cadet Wilberforce Veitch (VMI Class of 1867). Issued from VMI's temporary headquarters at the Alms House in Richmond, Virginia on April 3, 1865, when the Corps was disbanded during the evacuation of the city.

William H. Dabney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0508
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of oral history interviews; printed material; articles and clippings; citations for military awards, photographs; military papers; incoming correspondence; and other material relating the career of COL William H. Dabney, USMC. Included is information about COL Dabney's role in the Battle of Khe Sanh, defense of Hill 881S ( Hill 881 S.

William M. Whittle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0098
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the military papers of Captain William M. Whittle, VMI Class of 1917. Whittle served in World War I with the 314th Machine Gun Battalion and was sent to France in May 1918. Included are a notebook containing war service chronology, notes concerning machine gun procedures, and names of officers in his unit; military orders; misc. other documents and printed material; and one photo of Whittle in his Army uniform, circa 1918.

Zirkle Lohr document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0377
Scope and Contents Receipt (October 6, 1863) from Confederate government for 15 bushels of corn, issued to Zirkle Lohr of Madison County, Virginia.