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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