United States. Army. Infantry, First Engineer Special Brigade
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Zeddie P. Barron, Jr. papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents
This collection pertains to Technician Fifth Grade Zeddie P. Barron, Jr., who was stationed in Virginia, Kentucky, Ireland, Britain, France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany between 1943 and 1945. As a clerk in the 552nd Railhead Company, Barron was attached to the First Engineer Special Brigade. The collection contains personal letters sent from Barron to his wife throughout his period of service, military documents including a ration book, Barron's military record and entrance physical, as well as newspaper clippings, envelopes, and an unpublished poem by Eugene S. Masters reacting to the use of the atomic bomb.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2007-06-12; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-22