World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-2
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of DeVault family correspondence and undated photographs. The correspondence mainly includes letters exchanged between Adelaide Gresham DeVault and William Weldon DeVault, Sr. both before and after marriage, letters exchanged between Mary Elizabeth DeVault and Edward Burke prior to their brief marriage, and a large number of letters written from Robert DeVault to Adelaide and Elizabeth [Betts] DeVault during World War II. The photographs are mostly of...
Dates: 1886-1987, undated
Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The Edward R. Feagins Memoir consists of a photocopied 105-page typescript reminiscence of the donor's experiences as a private soldier in the United States Army during World War II. The reminiscence documents Feagins basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama (October 1943-February 1944); his journey on a transport ship from Newport News, Virginia, to North Africa; his combat experiences in Italy and France (May 1944-March 1945) as a private first class in Company E, 143rd Infantry, 36th...
Dates: circa 1993
Collection — Multiple Containers