Carroll L. Cowart collection

Carroll L. Cowart collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Cowart, Carroll L.
Title: Carroll L. Cowart collection
Dates: Bulk, 1943-1945
Dates: 1918-1991
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms2139

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence from Carroll L. Cowart to his parents from 1943-1945. Correspondence regards camp life in Louisiana and North Carolina training camps; troop movements in Europe; post war duties of the 354th at Camp Lucky Strike (France); and trips in post war Europe. The collection also includes some World War II ephemera; a copy of Combat History of 354th Inf. Regiment; and a copy of Cowart’s memoir, titled Government Issue or the Story of One G.I. in World War II, written in 1991.

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Carroll L. Cowart collection, ms2139, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1943-1945
2Ephemera, 1918
Typescripts, 1991