|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||McCormick, William A.|
|Title:||William A. McCormick correspondence|
|Extent:||0.07 cubic feet (2 folders)|
William A. McCormick began his army career in 1937. On March 25, 1938 he was honorably discharged from the Cascadian Company 5463 at Camp Applegate, Oregon. Because of ill health, he did not reenlist until 1942. He served in the European theater of the war and the last known information on him indicated he was in England in 1944 suffering from ill health.
This collection contains correspondence, including letters, telegrams, postcards, and V-mail, from William A. McCormick to his family. McCormick was station in Europe during World War II, and this correspondence gives his perspective on army life, his health, and his impressions of the war. Some of the correspondence has been sent via V-mail (Victory mail).
Material was acquired from creator.
[item identification], William A. McCormick correspondence, MS 1261, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Thomas Collum, 1977.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||1-17||Correspondence. William A. McCormick to family. From Camp Applegate, Oregon, 1937-1938|
|1||18||Newsletter. Camp Applegate, Oregon, 1938 March 25|
|5th anniversary newsletter.|
|1||19||Postcard. William A. McCormick to mama, 1940 August ( 1.0 p. )|
|1||20||Letter. William A. McCormick to mama, 1942 November 19 ( 1.0 p. )|
|Somewhere in Africa.|
|2||21-50||Correspondence. William A. McCormick to family. From stations in Europe, 1943-1944|