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Soldiers -- United States -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Memories from the life of Earl L. Blomberg

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329440]
Identifier: MSS SC 3035
Scope and Contents

Printed autobiography. Blomberg tells about his early life, family, and experiences in the United States Army in the Pacific Theater during the Second World War. He fought in a number of campaigns including Guadalcanal and the Philippine Islands, where he served as a member of the Alamo Scouts. He was seriously wounded at the end of the war. "Recorded in 1995 by his wife Evelyn Blomberg, Edited by Lin Floyd, Layout by Daniel Hatch."

Dates: 1995

Wlliam H. Cowell journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315308]
Identifier: MSS SC 1802
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of a diary. The volume talks about Cowell's experiences in the US Army with the Ohio Volunteers including confrontations with Native Americans.

Dates: 1862-1864

Croxton's raid manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1658
Scope and Contents

Original typed manuscript, corrected page proofs, blueline proofs, and cover. The work describes the commanders and regiments who took part in a Union raid in Alabama in 1865 led by John Croxton.

Dates: 1979

Custer for president?

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325141]
Identifier: MSS SC 2581
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and printed book draft and galley proofs of the book "Custer for President?" The materials include handwritten corrections. Repass writes about the possibility of George A. Custer running for the President of the United States. The item was published in 1985 by the Old Army Press in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

Dates: 1985

Lue Ann Hjelm letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233063]
Identifier: MSS SC 66
Scope and Contents

Typewritten, signed letter which contains a biographical sketch of James Pollock Park who served in the "Mormon Battalion."

Dates: approximately 1976

Leland I. Selvey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9239
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the life of Leland Ira Selvey, particularly in relation to his time serving in France during World War I. Included are souvenirs from France, such as guidebooks, a single feather, postcards, and printed ephemera. Also includes handwritten letters from family and friends, scrapbooks, notebooks, diaries, and 259 photographs and negatives. Dated 1905-1927, with the bulk dated 1918-1919.

Dates: approximately 1905-1927; Majority of material found within 1918-1919

Asa B. Smith Army record

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329515]
Identifier: MSS SC 3036
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography, dated 28 July 1923. He writes about joining the Union Army in Ohio in 1862 and his subsequent service in the Civil War until 1865. He served in the 97th Ohio Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 21st Corps, Army of the Cumberland. He describes numerous battles in which he fought and the heavy casualties his regiment suffered. He was shot "threw the left temple" at the battle of Missionary Ridge. After recovering from his wound he rejoined his regiment.

Dates: 1923