Charles A. Collins papers
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Charles A. Collins papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Collins, Charles A., 1894-1951.
Title: Charles A. Collins papers
Dates: 1917-1919
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1848

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles A. Collins (1894-1951) lived in Savannah, Georgia. He was a member of the Savannah Volunteer Guards and served as a sergeant in the 61st Coast Artillery Corps in the Army during World War I.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photographs, postcards, badges, and a dog tag from Charles A. Collins service in France during World War I from 1917 to 1919. Also included are brief histories of the Savannah Volunteer Guards and the 61st Coast Artillery Corps of which Collins was a part of during the war.

Index Terms

Artifacts (object genre)
Collins, Charles A., 1894-1951.
Dog tags (military tags)
Local histories.
Savannah Volunteer Guards, Inc.
United States. Army. Coast Artillery Corps, 61st.
World War, 1914-1918--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.