Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge papers
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Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Cubbedge, Beaufort Barnwell, 1895-1962.
Title: Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge papers
Dates: 1917-1919
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1139

Biographical/Historical Note

Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge (1895-1962) was a Savannah, Georgia, lawyer and the Chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia. A native of Guyton, Georgia, Cubbedge was an associate with the Connerat, Dunn, Hunter, Cubbedge, and Houlihan law firm. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge's correspondence, orders, certificates, and memorabilia from his service in the 319 F.A., U.S.N.A (United States National Army) during World War I. Included are photographs of army life, maps of Europe, clippings, commission certificates, special orders, and his honorable discharge papers.


Index Terms

Certificates.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cubbedge, Beaufort Barnwell, 1895-1962.
Discharges.
Letters (correspondence)
Maps (documents)
Orders (military records)
Photographs.
United States. Army. Field Artillery.
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator's wife.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge papers, MS 1139, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Separated Material

The following materials were separated and cataloged with the Artifacts collection: pocket Bible; brass matchbox cover; military swagger stick; brass whistle with chain; compass; U.S. Army I.D. bracelet; silver ring; dog tags, 1st Lt. 319 F.A., U.S.N.A.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

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11Enlistment papers. Savannah, 1917 April 28 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding admission to the "Training Corps" to be held at Fort McPherson, Georgia.
 

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12T. Dean Swift to B.B. Cubbedge, Jr. Lawrence, New Jersey, 1917 July 17 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding recommendation for Cubbedge to be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Regular Army. The recommendation is enclosed.
 

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13Honorable discharge papers. Fort McPherson, Georgia, 1917 August 14 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding expiration of term of enlistment.
 

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14"Headquarters Seventh Provisional Training Regiment, Special Orders, #56." Fort McPherson, Georgia, 1917 August 14 ( 1.0 p. ) (Printed sheet.)
Regarding list of officers commissioned.
 

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15Extract of Cubbedge's commission orders. Fort McPherson, Georgia, 1917 August 14 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding commission as a 2nd Lieutenant Field Artillery Section, ORC.
 

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16Official commission certificate. Washington, D.C., 1917 August 15 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding commission as 2nd Lieutenant.
 

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17Official commission certificate. Washington, D.C., 1917 December 31 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding commission as 1st Lieutenant.
 

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18"War Department, special Orders, #29." Washington, D.C., 1918 February 4 ( 1.0 p. )
Printed list of officers promoted.
 

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19Leave of absence pass, 1918 July 18 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding visit La Bourbole, France.
 

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110"Headquarters, Special Orders, #158." Camp Gordon, Georgia, 1919 June 7 ( 1.0 p. ) (printed.)
Regarding honorable discharge for B.B. Cubbedge.
 

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211-23World War I memorabilia
Included are 7 photographs of army life, 1 identification card, 3 maps of Europe, and 2 newspaper clippings.
 
Artifacts
A-1139-001 Pocket sized New Testament View online.
A-1139-002 Brass matchbox cover View online.
A-1139-003 Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge’s swagger stick View online.
A-1139-004 Whistle on a chain View online.
A-1139-005 Beaufort Cubbedge’s pocket compass from World War I View online.
A-1139-006 Identification bracelet View online.
A-1139-007 Beaufort Barnwell Cubbedge Jr.’s silver wedding ring View online.
A-1139-008 Two aluminum identification tags View online.