T. Baldwin Martin papers

T. Baldwin Martin papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985
Title: T. Baldwin Martin papers
Dates: 1917-1935
Quantity: 2.6 Linear feet 4 document boxes, 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3260

Biographical/Historical Note

T. Baldwin Martin was a native of Madison, Georgia, but lived in Macon, Georgia. He received a law degree from Mercer University where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He served in World War I as a 1st Lieutenant in the American Expeditionary Force in France. Later in life he was a partner in Martin, Snow, Grant and Napier law firm.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of World War I materials including military manuals, correspondence, orders, photographs, maps, artifacts, a scrapbook, and Martin's diary, from Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., Camp Greene, Charlotte, N.C., Camp Mills, Long Island, N.Y., and American Expeditionary Force, Europe. All materials were received in Martin's World War I trunk. Each box has an inventory of items within the container.

Index Terms

Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.)
Camp Greene.
Fort Oglethorpe (Ga.)
Manuals (instructional materials)
Maps (documents)
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Correspondence
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Diaries
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Photographs
Military art and science--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Orders (military records)
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

T. Baldwin Martin papers, ms3260, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. WWI material, 1917-18

11Roster of Co 12, ROTC, Christmas menu, 1917 27 August-27 November
1Camp Greene, Charlotte, NC
1Post cards, Wrightsville Beach, NC
1Martin's tax return
1Photographs of unit (2)
1 of men in trench
1ARC post card to Martin's mother on his arrival in Europe
2Camp Greene, NC, Camp Mills, Long Island, NY
Alien reports-Swiss, Austrian, German etc. men in US Army
Concientious objectors in unit
3Camp Greene, Camp Mills, NY, 1918 January-April
Unit donation to local library fund-American Trust Bank, Charlotte
Martin's request to transfer to JAG
Alien reports, 1918
Summary of intelligence
4papers, 1918 June-December
Copy of Le Miroir, November 1918
Pay roll of St. Aignan Cas Co, France, Nov 1918-soldiers listed by name
Requisitions Camp Pontenezen, Brest, France
5Card file of aliens
6Maps of France
7Equipment slips
8Martin's diary
9Miscellaneous forms

2. Scrapbook

21Ft Oglethorpe, Georgia, Camp Greene, North Carolina, 1918
1Martin's certificate of membership in Odd Fellows, 1918
1Photographs of military activities
1Martin's vaccination register
1AEF-ID card
1Notes on scouting, sniping
1Regiment insignias-hand-drawn
1List of equipment for officers
1List of equipment, arms, clothing needed by officers for field service in France
1Photo post cards from camp, France
1Orders - maps in French
1Newspaper notice of awards to Col. Frank C. Boles, Sgt. Frank B. Gresham
2Notes - order in French
2Aerial photographs
2Photo post card of man and woman with note in French on verso
2List of personnel [enlisted] for AEF, 39 th Inf Co G
3Letters to Judge Advocate General recommending Martin to JAG
3Maps and orders of France
4Maps of France
4Signals made by infantry
4Field order 54-Verdun, Meuse, Branderviller
4Machine guns
4Wire cutters and foot bridges
4Tactical liaison with tanks
4German stamps
4German money
4Picture post cards
4Sugar and bread coupons, ration stamps
4German passport or ID of Emil Hofmann of Annaberg
4Martin's sick leave-SO 82
4Martin's lost purse notice
4Martin's leave to visit Headquarters lst Army
4Ticket to opera
4Menu cards [from trip home?], 1919
4List of personnel returning to US
4Camp Merritt, NJ instructions
4Stationery, Picture of Monte-Carlo & Monaco
42 original drawings signed Georgette Muhlemann
4Several local addresses on scraps of paper
5Manuscript and typed versions of speech to Ladies of the Memorial
5Association of Madison
6Post war miscellaneous
6Martin's Chamber of Commerce member card
6Small book- Worth While Poems
6Macon Lion's Club handbook, 1926
6Odd Fellows certificates
6Birth announcement-O B Duncan, Jr
6Post card from Paris
6Envelope with foreign stamps
6News clips of Macon civil leaders
6Mail list-no ID
6Photographs-one with name
6Macon better film committee-Mrs. Martin
7Large photo of Mr. Martin in WWI uniform obituary, 1985

3. Military manuals and books

3 Field Service Regulations United States Army. corrected to July 1, 1914. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1914
Field Service Regulations United States Army. 1914. corrected to April 15, 1917 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Moss, Major James A. Manual of Military Trailing. Menasha, Wisc,: George Banta Pub'l Co., 1917
Harllee, Captain William C. U. S. Marine Corps Score Book & Rifleman's Instructor. Philadelphia, 1913
Moss, Major James A. Trench Warfare. Menasha, Wisc.: Geo. Banta Pub'l Co., 1917
Musketry. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Instructions for the Defensive Combat of Small Units. Infantry: Platoon to Regiment, 1918
Supplement to Instructions for the Offensive Combat of Small Units. Adapted From the French at General Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces France, 1918
Instructions for the Intelligence Service of an Infantry Regiment, 1918
Trench Accessories, 4 th Division (Regular), 1918
U. S. Official Pictures of the World War showing America's Participation
4 Cassell's miniature French-English, English-French Dictionary
Wilcox, Cornelis de Witt. War French. New York: The MacMillan Co., 1918
Manual for Commanders of Infantry Platoons. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Bayonet Training Manual. Army War College, 1918
English-French Hand Book for the Use of United States Soldiers. Issued by the National Security League
Infantry Drill Regulations. United States Army, 1911
Field Message Book, U. S. Army. Instructions for use
Method of Instructing Skirmishers and Small Groups of Skirmishers. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Organization of the Telephone Listening-in Service. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Note on he Construction of Deep Gallery Shelters. Washington: Gov't. Printing Office, 1917
Landscape Sketching. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Notes on the Identification of Aeroplanes. War Dept., 1917
Trench Orders for the American Forces in France, 1918
Notes on Infantry Attacks and Raids. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Lectures on discipline and training-Hints to Young Officers by a British Officer, 1918
Notes on Examination of the Effects & Various Objects Found on German Soldiers. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Program of Training in Gas Defense. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Training Manual in Topography, map reading & reconnaissance. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Instructions for the Offensive Combat of Small Units, 1918
Description and Instructions for the use of Smoke Torch, Mark I. Army War College, 1918
Close Combat Weapons. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
Handbook of the German Army in War. April, 1918, 1918
Engineer Field Manual, part I-VII. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
Van Steenderen, F. C. L. Quatre Contes. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1902
Musketry. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917, 1917
Notes on the Construction & Equipment of Trenches. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
Bagster-Collins, E. W. First Book in German. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1916
Morgan, J. H. German Atrocities. An Official Investigation. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1916

4. Artifacts

5Binoculars, metal fruit cake box with items, drafting set, fishing equipment, whistle, compass, shaving knife, repair kit, wallet, wicks, 2 epaulets