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United States. -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred D. Barksdale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0465
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 9 items documenting the World War I U. S. Army career of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale (VMI Class of 1911). A member of Company L, First Virginia Infantry, National Guard, Barksdale was called to active duty during the World War I. Barksdale served in France with M Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division, from 1917-1919. Included is a letter from Barksdale to his sister, dated August 20, 1918, written shortly after his arrival in France. He comments on the visit of Gen. John...

Alfred D. Barksdale World War I Papers, Selected Documents, 1918-1919 [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15821coll11/id/1769

Eli B. Springs Scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0131
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet Eli B. Springs. Includes clippings, programs, invitations, and other memorabilia from the academic years 1911-1912 and 1912-1913.

Also one scrapbook page (fragment) dating from Springs's service in France during World War I. Includes an armed forces "newspaper" called The Route Step (vol. 1 no. 1), dated July 15, 1918, "somewhere in France"; ticket stubs for military travel, and clippings.

General Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr. Memoirs, through World War I [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15821coll11/id/3263

John C. Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0502
Scope and Contents Papers of John C. Nelson. Includes VMI scrapbook and related items. Also miscellaneous papers and photographs dating from his service as First Lieutenant, 119th Infantry, 30th Division, A.E.F.

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."

Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr. memoirs and related documents, 1913 - 1959

 Series
Scope and Contents One three ring binder containing a copy of the typescript of "My Memoirs", the unpublished autobiography of General Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr., along with copies of related documents. "Volume I" (written ca. 1964) of the autobiography provides a detailed narrative beginning with Shepherd's early life, VMI cadetship, entrance into the United States Marine Corps and early training, a thorough account of his combat service in France during World War I, and activities in the immediate...

Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr. World War I Correspondence, 1917-1919 [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15821coll11/id/3353