United States -- Army -- Military life
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of memoirs written by Edwin Buck as well as photographs of himself and family. One memoir entitled “Only the Grass Gets Hurt” documents the Buck family’s history and experiences in the Philippines prior to World War II and, in particular, their experiences as prisoners of war after the Japanese invasion. Other shorter memoirs detail childhood recollections; cigarette smuggling in the Philippines; the opium trade in Burma; and recollections from mercenary work in the...
Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1876 - 1965
Identifier: AC 014
Scope and Content Collection consists of the personal correspondence and papers of Wilfred H. Matson. Correspondence consists of Wilfred's letters to his wife Mary discussing military life and various other topics, 1862-1863. Matson's papers contain: confederate currency; private currency (script) issued by E.M. Thompson in Bennington County, Vermont and Montgomery County, Virginia; Matson's discharge papers, 1863; and a pamphlet on the effects of love, 1803.