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John L. Couper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0486
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence (to parents and other family) and two photograph albums documenting service during World War II; the bulk is dated 1942-1946. The letters cover a wide range of topics, including training in Great Britain, field hospital operations in Europe, and comments about daily aspects of war. The photographs document the unit's movements, staff, and activities in England, France and Belgium. In addition, the papers include a photograph album (1936-1937) dating from his...

John W. Downer collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0430
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a cased scrapbook presented to him on his 85th birthday in November 1966, containing biographical information, documents and photographs detailing his military career, including his service during World War I in France; one mounted photograph of Col. Downer; and Downer's presentation copy of the book "Report of the American Olympic Committee, Seventh Olympic Games, Antwerp, Belgium, 1920."

Lee S. Gerow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Contents Documents from the military career of General Lee S. Gerow. The papers includes diplomas, citations, certificates of promotion, photographs, autobiography (14 pp. typescript, 1979), and miscellaneous correspondence.

Leonard T. Gerow Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0100
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.

Major General C. Ernest Edgar III papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0537
Scope and Contents The papers span the military and civilian careers of General Edgar. Included are files that document every significant Corps of Engineers assignment, arranged chronologically. Included is information about his service overseas at Heilbronn, Germany with the 237th Engineer Battalion (1958-1961); Vietnam War assignments (U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam, 1965-66; and as CO 577th Engineer Battalion Construction , 1969-1970; Commander and District Engineer, Little Rock District (1975-1978)...

Marvin J. Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0472
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers relate to Anderson's army career. They include flight training documents, photographs, misc. other army records, and a file of documents pertaining to his death and burial.

Nelson W. Tobey collection

 Item
Identifier: MS-0346
Scope and Contents One typescript publication (196 pp.)"History of the 7th Field Artillery battalion, WWII" by Nelson W. Tobey, VMI Class of 1939.

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 G. Talbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0101
Scope and Contents Papers (ca. 25 items) documenting Talbott's cadetship and part of his army career. Includes VMI report and confinement list (1898); diary and miscellaneous items dating from his service with the 28th Infantry Regiment in the Philippines, 1901-1903; awards and certificates.

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1 Almond, Edward M. (Edward Mallory), 1892-1979
1 Anderson, Marvin J. (Marvin Judson), 1921-1943
1 Arnold, Thomas St. John
1 Britt, Albert S.
1 Burress, Withers A. (Withers Alexander), 1894-1977
1 Cochran, William B. (William Burr)
1 Couper, John L. (John Lee), 1916-2000
1 Couper, Wm. (William), b. 1884
1 Douglas, Wallace S., 1901-1982
1 Downer, John W., 1881-1977