Dee Carl Ferguson, Jr. Collection, 1943-1946

Descriptive Summary

Title
Dee Carl Ferguson, Jr. Collection, 1943-1946
Creator
Ferguson, Dee Carl
Extent
1 box, 8 folders. 245 items.
Subjects
Chandler, Albert Benjamin, 1898- . Comments about, 1943.
Perguson, Dee Carl, Jr., 1921-
World War II, 1939-1945. Personal papers.
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
Western Kentucky University

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Letters to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Perguson, Horse Branch, Ohio Co., Ky. while in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in North Africa and Italy with the 143d Infantry Division was wounded at Rapido River in Jan., 1944; and returned to the U.S. in April, 1944.

Contents of the Collection

Perguson, Dee Carl, Jr.

  • Box 1

Inventory.

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Letters from Fort Hayes, Ohio. February 9, 1943- February 24, 1943. 7 items.

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Letters from Camp Wheeler, Ga. February 28, 1943- June 9, 1943. 39 items.

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Letters from North Africa. August 7, 1943-October 7, 1943. 24 items.

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Letters from Italy (until wounded). October 8, 1943- January 19, 1944. 46 items.

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Letters from Italy (after wounded). January 23, 1944- March 15, 1944. 33 items.

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Letters from Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, TN. April 17, 1944- August 12, 1944. 28 items.

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Letters from Miami Beach, Fla. September 7, 1944- December 26, 1944. 21 items.

  • Box 1, folder 8
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Letters from Miami Beach, Fla. January 3, 1945- September 24, 1945. 41 items. (# 24, 27, 28 Missing…

  • Box 1, folder 9
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Letters from Ft. McPherson, Ga.- Fort Knox, KY. November 20, 1945- January 6, 1946. 8 items.

  • Box 1, folder 10
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Originals of V-Mail. August 7, 1943- March 15, 1944. 52 items.

  • Box 1, folder 11
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