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World War (1914-1918)

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

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Scope and Contents One three ring binder containing a copy of the typescript of "My Memoirs", the unpublished autobiography of General Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr., along with copies of related documents.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...

Paul Welles, military career subject file, 1917 - 1922

 File
Scope and Contents Subject file (3 folders) documenting Welles' service as an officer in the U. S. Army Signal Corps. He commissioned June 1917 and arrived in France in September 1917. The material consists of memoranda, military orders, miscellaneous correspondence, and other documents related to his military service.

Reminiscences of Camp Life in the United States during World War I, ca. 1925

 Item
Scope and Contents Typescript memoirs by William B. Cochran documenting his stateside service during World War I. He was stationed at numerous troop training camps, including Camp Taylor, near Louisville, Kentucky.

Soldiers' miscellaneous documents, World War I, 1918 - 1922

 File
Scope and Contents The Oliver E. Harris material consists of printed material in postcard format, featuring the achievements of the 1st Division Allied Expeditionary Forces.

The Richard J. Howard material consists of documents from the British government, sent to Howard's mother, relating to his war service. One details the receipt of medals; the other is a document from King George V recognizing his service.

Superintendent Edward W. Nichols newsletters and circulars, 1917

 File
Scope and Contents Newsletters and circulars dating from the administration of Superintendent Edward W. Nichols. These relate to military preparation activities during the World War I era.