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Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro, Jr. papers
Identifier: MSS 16098
Scope and Contents This collection (1943-1946; 1 cubic foot) consists of letters from Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro,Jr. to his parents in Howardsville, Virginia while serving in both the 454th and 176th Quartermaster Laundry Companies during World War II. Most topics refer to family news including his concern for his father's drinking, mention of letters about the rest of the family and girlfriends, and the daily activities of Corporal Omohundro. There is a brief mention of the D-Day invasion (1944 May-June...
Sheppard family papers
Identifier: MSS 14256
Scope and Contents The papers consist chiefly of personal letters and correspondence of James H. Sheppard during his service in France in World War I. There is some information about his role in the development of the 155 mm Filloux gun. There is also material relating to Thomas Jefferson Sheppard, including a reminiscence of his life that mentions his Civil War service and detention in Andersonville prison; a piece of a stockade log from Andersonville; a manuscript of a speech given by Sheppard at the...
Dates: 1883-1919, 1981-1999, undated
Addison H. Smith papers
Identifier: MSS 15056
Scope and Contents The Addison H. Smith papers (1917-1970; 1.6 cubic feet) includes many letters between 1917 and 1919 to Addison Smith’s mother and his battlefield diary from 1918, which describes in vivid detail the voyage to Europe and his work as an ambulance driver in France. It also includes his certificates of discharge and service in the United States Army Ambulance Service, photographs, postcards, and newspaper clippings. The majority of the collection dates between the years of 1917 to 1922, and...
Dates: 1917-1922; 1970; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1922