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Military life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85085235

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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