Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler

Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Kesler, Lawrence D., d. 1966
Title: Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler
Dates: 1966
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2265

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawrence D. Kesler (d. 1966) was from La Grange, Georgia, and served in B Battery, 6th Battalion, 14th Artillery, I Field Force during the Vietnam War.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of seven letters from Larry Kesler to his parents, John and Catherine Kesler. Written by Kesler while serving during the Vietnam War, correspondences describe his assignment to B Battery, 6th Battalion, 15th Artillery; base camp at Pleiku, camp life, and details of the fighting that took place there. Included within the letters are drawings of a 175mm self-propelled cannon and tank.


Index Terms

Correspondence.
Pleiku (Vietnam)--Description and travel.
United States. Army. Field Artillery, 14th. Battalion, 6th.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler, ms2265, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters