George B. Redwood papers
This collection contains military papers of Lt. George Buchanan Redwood (1888-1918) who was a soldier in World War I.
- Majority of material found in 1917-1918
- Redwood, George Buchanan, 1888-1918 (Person)
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Lieutenant George Buchanan Redwood was born in Baltimore in 1888 to Frank Tazewell Redwood and Mary Robinson Coale. He was a Harvard Graduate, and a celebrated reporter and editor for the Baltimore News. He served in the US army during World War I with the American Expeditionary Force in France. He received several honors during his time, including two citations for bravery, the Croix de Guerre, and a Distinguished Service Medal. Redwood was killed in action in May 1918. He had no children.
0.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Museum in 1974.
Scope and Contents
Included in this collection are military papers of Lt. George Buchanan Redwood (1888-1918). Redwood's papers, which date from 1913-1918, contain correspondence relating to his military training and service and include orders, memoranda, and notices. Also included are memorandum books; notes on field tactics; diaries; maps of French terrain and troop positions; documents concerning his deeds and medals; and miscellaneous souvenirs such as postcards, tickets and menus.
- Guide to the George B. Redwood papers
- Under Revision
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- 2020-01-09: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Sandra Glascock .