Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook

Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Owens, Justus Erwin, 1893-1918
Title: Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook
Dates: 1918
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2856

Biographical/Historical Note

Justus Erwin Owens (1893-1918), U.S. Army soldier in the 326th Infantry, 82nd Division, during World War I. Owens was killed at the Battle of Argonne. Owens was a resident of Carrollton, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

A scrapbook containing information on the World War I service of Justus Erwin Owens in 1918. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and some correspondence. The correspondence is between Owens and his family while he was training at Camp Gordon, while in France, and at the time of his death. Of particular interest is a letter in which Owens describes the Battle of St. Mihiel.


Index Terms

Saint-Mihiel, Battle of, Saint-Mihiel, France, 1918.
Scrapbooks.
Soldiers--Georgia.
United States. Army. -- Infantry, 326th
World War, 1914-1918--France.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook, ms 2856. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Scrapbook, 1918