Perry J. Shearouse World War II papers

Perry J. Shearouse World War II papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Shearouse, Perry J.
Title: Perry J. Shearouse World War II papers
Dates: 1944-1946
Quantity: 1.0 folder (5 items)
Coll. Number: ms2300

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two diaries kept by Perry J. Shearouse while serving with Company A of the 363rd Engineer Regiment of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1944-1946. Shearouse describes people, geography, weather conditions, flora and fauna of India and Iran, as well as his daily duties and activities. He also details the trip back to the United States, and after November 1945, diary entries describe life in Savannah, Georgia. The collection also includes a photograph and two letters from Shearouse to his sister, Lillian Anderson, describing life in Iran.

Index Terms

India--Description and travel.
Iran--Description and travel.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
World War, 1939-1945.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Perry J. Shearouse World War II papers, ms 2300, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers, 1944-1946