Veterans

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American Legion Fair, Caruthersville, Missouri Collection, 1951 (R0890)
(1 folder)

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This is a souvenir program booklet for the American Legion Fair held at Caruthersville in Pemiscot county, Missouri, on October 3-7, 1951. Included are a history of the fair, a description of acts at the grandstand show, and a schedule of horse races.

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American Legion, Cuba Memorial Post No. 522 Records, circa 1948 (R0955)
(1 folder)

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This hard-bound booklet lists military veterans, mostly from the World War II, from Cuba in Crawford County, Missouri. Included are six "Gold Star Boys." Entries include photographic portraits, dates and branches of service, ranks, domestic and overseas postings, awards, and current occupations.

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C

Civil War Veteran Homestead Ledgers, 1874 (SP0069)
0.01 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The Civil War Veteran Ledgers collection contains two small volumes of handwritten notes taken in 1874 by a government land agent. The notes record information about Union veterans of the Civil War who served in the United States Army or the Missouri State Militia and had made homestead claims of 160 acres or less via the Homestead Act of 1862. The veterans resided in five Missouri counties: Douglas, Ozark, Barry, McDonald, and Stone.

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Daughters of the American Revolution, Rachel Donelson Chapter Springfield, Missouri Collection, 1929-1978 (R1078)
0.1 cubic foot (24 volumes)

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These are yearbooks and other publications related to the Rachel Donelson Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. The yearbooks include lists of national, state, and local officers, schedules of programs, and membership rosters.

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E

Mary E. Bugg Eversole Papers, 1822-1952 (R1268)
5 cubic feet (76 folders)

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This collection consists of corresondence, legal papers, journals, ledger books, and ephemera of Mary E. Bugg Eversole and the Bugg, Cole, and Eversole families of Potosi, Washington County, Missouri. The bulk of the collection consists of Mary E. Bugg's personal correspondence, 1883-1941, financial records 1912-1952, and miscellaneous ephemera, 1863-1938.

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Rudy Foree Papers, 1913-1997 (R1289)
(6 folders)

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These are personal papers, photographs and miscellaneous items of Rudy Foree, a resident of Washington
County, Missouri, and United States Army veteran of the Pacific campaigns of World War II. The collection contains genealogical material compiled by Esther M. Ziock Carroll of Potosi, Missouri, including Foree's birth and death certificates and a family history.

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Newton County, Missouri Military Service Records, ca. 1946 (R1162)
(1 folder)

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This volume lists residents of Newton County, Missouri, who served in the military during World War II. Included for each veteran are a photographic portrait, rank, names of parents and spouse, education, a summary of service, and the date of discharge.

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Perry County, Missouri Service Roster Collection, 1946 (R0880)
(1 folder)

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This booklet is entitled "Roster of the Men and Women of Perry County, Missouri, in World War II, issued on the occasion of welcome home celebration inPerryville, Missouri on Augist 14, 1946. It contains an alphabetical list of Perry County's veterans, including a separate list of those who died in service.

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John James Sitton Papers, 1860-1913 (R1286)
(1 roll)

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The John James Sitton Papers consists of a three volume journal, scrapbook, miscellaneous papers, and photographs, 1860-1913 of a Missouri confederate soldier and postwar resident of Oregon Coounty, Missouri. The journal, 1860-1882, documents service in the Missouri State Guard and other confederate units in Missouri, Arkansas, and Mississippi during the Civil War. It also includes his veterans activities and other aspects of Sitton's life.

James Synnamon Papers, 1865-1902 (R0996)
(1 folder)

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The James Synnamon Papers contain photocopies and typescript of three letters written by James Synnamon, a resident of Platte County, Missouri, and Captain of Co. G, 6th Missouri Infantry (CS). Two letters, written in 1865, describe Synnamon's wounding at Franklin, Tennessee, and imprisonment at Fort Delaware, Delaware. The last letter, written in 1902, describes a return to Vicksburg to identify unit positions for the battlefield commission's marking program.

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United Confederate Veterans Springfield, Missouri Records, 1894-1915 (R0060)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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The United Confederate Veterans, Campbell Camp No. 488 Records contains a microfilm copy of a volume with the records of the United Confederate Veterans, Campbell Camp No. 488 in Springfield, Missouri. The volume includes the constitution and bylaws, minutes of meetings, lists of the members, and miscellaneous papers.

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United Spanish War Veterans, Deptartment of Missouri Collection, 1940 (R1096)
(1 folder)

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This is a souvenir program booklet for the 36th annual encampment of the United Spanish War Veterans, Department of Missouri, held at Neosho in Newton County, Missouri, on June 16-19, 1940.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Puxico Memorial Post No. 7822 Collection, 1951 (R0934)
(1 folder)

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This is a souvenir program booklet for the fifth annual homecoming sponsored by the Puxico Memorial Post No. 7322, of the VFW at Puxico in Stoddard County, Missouri, on August 14-18, 1951.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars, L. J. Harness, Jr., Post No. 7750, Advance, Missouri Records, circa 1949 (R0858)
(1 folder)

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This hard-bound booklet lists military veterans, mostly from World War II, from Advance in Stoddard County, Missouri. Included are 75 individual entries and five "Gold Star Boys." Entries include photographic portraits, dates and branch of service, rank, domestic and overseas postings, and awards. At the back are snapshot views of Advance and nine pages of advertising.

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