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Military life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Coleman and Truss family letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0103
Overview Contains letters written before, during, and after the Civil War by the Coleman family of St. Clair, Alabama
Dates: 1860-1868

Louis Giesler letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2148
Overview Letter to brother Albert, from Army sergeant serving during World War I and training in Camp Sherman, Ohio, discussing camp life, training, rifles, and a fire that killed horses and mules. He mentions the possibility of "going over" soon.
Dates: 1918 August 18

Grimes Family Papers, 1908 August 10 - 1919 August 24

 File — Box 4251.001: [1006213006], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Lionel Grimes was a Marine in World War I, writing to his family in Cincinnati, Ohio, about daily events including guard duty of prisoners, purchasing war stamps, frequent sand storms, and practicing his shooting accuracy. The collection includes a poem and a small group of other correspondence.
Dates: 1908 August 10 - 1919 August 24

Herbert Cecil Powell Papers

 File
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of letters to and from American soldiers and their families during World War I, as well as newspaper clippings and other papers documenting how the war impacted the lives of everyday people.
Dates: 1908-1978

Military Artifacts, 1917 September 1 - 1978 November 28

 File — Box 4251.003: [1006213005]
Scope and Contents This box contains Powell's WWI shirt collar; US Army buttons; military "ditty kit" (combs, toothbrush, straight razor, and shaving brush); ID disks; two metal trench mirrors; Battery Commander's ruler; triangular ruler; and a 1936 engraved cigarette case with lighter.
Dates: 1917 September 1 - 1978 November 28

Notebooks and Manual, 1917 September 1 - 1978 November 28

 File — Box 4251.001: [1006213006], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents This folder contains the World War I notebooks and Artilleryman's Manual of Herbert Cecil Powell of Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1917 September 1 - 1978 November 28

E.U. Shea letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1856
Overview Handwritten letters from Private Lawrence Shea to his mother E.U. Shea.
Dates: ca. 1910-1920

Robert Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4096
Overview The Robert Smith papers contain correspondence between Robert Smith and his family during his military training in 1942 and his deployment to England and France in 1944 during World War II.
Dates: 1942-1956

Russell F. Trask letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1993
Abstract Letters written mainly to Russell F. Trask, E.M. 1/c aboard the U.S.S. Apollo (A.S. 25) by his wife, LeElda “Lee” Trask of Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Some of the letters are written to Trask by his mother and other family member. Twenty-eight of the letters are written to Lee by Trask.
Dates: 1945

Marcus Joseph Wright memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1585
Overview An incomplete typescript copy (18 pp.) of, "Memoirs of Brigadier General Marcus J. Wright, CSA."
Dates: unknown