Carroll Cowart papers

Carroll Cowart papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cowart, Carroll
Title: Carroll Cowart papers
Dates: 1943-1945, 1991
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Carroll Cowart from 1943-1945, 1991. The papers include correspondence, a scrapbook with photographs taken during Cowart's military service, printed histories of the 354th Infantry Regiment and the 89th Infantry Division, a typescript manuscript of Cowart's military experiences written in 1991, and ephemera. Cowart's correspondence (1943-1945), written to his father C.L. Cowart, describes camp life and training exercises in Louisiana and North Carolina training camps; troop movements in Europe; the post war duties of the 354th at Camp Lucky Strike (France) which included re-deploying European troops to the Pacific and shipping home Americans who were held as German prisoners of war; and trips in post war Europe.
Coll. Number: ms2139

Biographical/Historical Note

Carroll Cowart soldier during World War II with Company C of the 354th Regiment of the 89th Infantry Division, resident of Glennville, Georgia.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Camp Lucky Strike (France)
Military training camps--Louisiana.
Military training camps--North Carolina.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 89th.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 354th.
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, German.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carroll Cowart papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters to Parents
2Government Issue Or The Story of One G.I. In World War II By Carroll L. Cowart ASN 34543498 Member of 89th Infantry Division-3rd Army European Theatre of Operations "The Rolling W"
3The Eighty-Ninth Division, 1942-1945
4Sfsgt. Carrol L. Cowart, Glennville, Ga., Member of Hq. Co. Isn Bn. 354th Inf. Regiment-89th Div. W.W. II, 1942-1945