Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler

Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler

Descriptive Summary

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

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawrence D. Kesler (d. 1966), a resident of La Grange, Georgia, 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, from February to June 1966. 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. 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, ms 2265. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letters