African American soldiers
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection contains legal and financial documents related to two African American Revolutionary War soldiers from Connecticut, Cash Palatine and Liverpool Wadsworth.
Abstract A Southeast Army Air Forces Training Center appointment to first lieutenant for Smith, a Tuskegee Airman.
Dates: 1944 December 29
Overview Family documents, military documents, and approximately forty-seven photographs depicting Grant Gordon's family and military life in the 1940s. Of particular interest are Mr. Gordon's military records and photographs from his time serving as a squad leader in the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion, the only African American combat unit included in the first assault forces to land on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.
Dates: 1944 - 2003
Overview Letters concerning Robinson's request for a commission in the "colored service" of the U.S. Army during the Civil War.
Abstract Letters from this African American soldier who served in the 310th Quartermaster Railhead Company during World War II to his family in Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: 1944 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945