Theodore W. Woodall letter

Theodore W. Woodall letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Woodall, Theodore W., 1929-1951
Title: Theodore W. Woodall letter
Dates: 1951 Sept. 12
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of one ALS from Theodore W. (Blackeye) Woodall to his friends, the Whites, while he served in the Korean War. The letter mentions Woodall's hopes of soon coming home and some description of the war. Excerpt: "I think we went through the roughest part of the war a week ago... We lost a lot of men... My squad leader was killed... Now I am squad leader... We have got in a bunch of new replacements... that took training in Hawaii and there is a lot of the sixteen and seventeen years old. I sure feel sorry for them for they don't know what they have got into."
Coll. Number: ms2256

Biographical/Historical Note

Theodore W. (Blackeye) Woodall (Ga. Sgt. 9 Inf.-2 Inf. Div. Korea 2PH) was from the town of White, Georgia. He was born on September 25, 1929 and was killed on September 16, 1951.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Korean War, 1950-1953--Sources.
Teenage soldiers--Korea--History--20th century.
Teenage soldiers--United States--History--20th century.
United States. Army. -- Officers--Correspondence
United States. Army. -- Officers--Death
White family -- Correspondence
Woodall, Theodore W., 1929-1951 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Theodore W. Woodall letter, 1951 Sept. 12. MS 2256. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1951 Sept. 12