McGhee served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Missouri during World War II. In the letter he discusses the Japanese surrender on the Missouri; the occupation at Yokosuka Naval Base; and the bombing of several cities in Japan. Also...
Instructions and explanation of the upcoming occupation by United States troops. These procedures were discussed at a conference between American and Japanese officials. Also included are images taken during the meeting.
A service record is included on the back of the document, describing his dates of service, battles and campaigns, skills, occupation, injuries, vaccinations, character, and conduct. Moses had served as a sergeant in Company A of the 4th Alabama...
The arrival and departure dates at each location are also recorded. The list is made on Y.M.C.A. stationery; the letterhead reads "American Y.M.C.A. / U.S. Army of Occupation. / Sinzig, on the Rhine, Germany. / 167th Reg. Rainbow Div."
In the letter Tutwiler declines White's the invitation to attend a prison reform conference, but she outlines eight reforms to be considered. First, she hopes that "convicts should not be employed in any occupation where loss of life is far above...
During the Civil War, Badger enlisted as a nurse in the 6th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment, and he later became an assistant surgeon in Company D of the 34th New Jersey Volunteer Regiment. After the war, the 34th New Jersey Regiment served with...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses a recent battle; news of the Union occupation in Tippah County,...
The receipt also gives information about Cadenhead's rank, physical description, birthplace, occupation, and enlistment. At the time it was issued, Cadenhead was serving in Company F of the 45th Alabama Infantry.
Dr. Peter Bryce, the hospital's first superintendent, died before the end of the two-year term covered in this report. In an introductory statement, the members of the board of trustees praise Bryce's work and announce that he will be succeeded by...
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