Letter, Jimmie W. Monteith to Mrs. J. W. Monteith, Fort McClellan, AL, October 13, 1942 (Ms1990_062)

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Title

Letter, Jimmie W. Monteith to Mrs. J. W. Monteith, Fort McClellan, AL, October 13, 1942 (Ms1990_062)

Description

Jimmie says they had a parade for the regimental commander who is leaving. The new commander is Col. Golightly. Uncle Archie got engaged. Jimmie says that while the men were at the rifle range, the executive officer tried to commit suicide by shooting himself back at camp. He died on Saturday night.

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Ms1990_062_F05_1942_1013

Citation

“Letter, Jimmie W. Monteith to Mrs. J. W. Monteith, Fort McClellan, AL, October 13, 1942 (Ms1990_062),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed April 13, 2024, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms1990_062_/Ms1990_062_F05_1942_1013.