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Thomas Atwood Letters, 1944 - 1945

 File — Box: 4253.004, Folder: 023

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by PFC Thomas Atwood to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Atwood of Williamsburg, Ohio. The letters date from 1944-1945. In earlier letters PFC Thomas Atwood tells of his daily life in the Fifth Training Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. In later letters he writes about his recovery from a wound to the head while serving in Europe. There is also a letter from 1st Lieutenant G.E. Stoudt, of Billings General Hospital, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, to Mrs. Atwood giving her instructions concerning PFC Thomas Atwood's future furlough from the hospital. There is one photo of PFC Atwood.


  • 1944 - 1945


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.


From the Collection: 3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.3670

Processing Information

Processed by Kevin Ray, 2013.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266