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Carroll L. Cowart collection

Carroll L. Cowart collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carroll L. Cowart collection
Creator: Cowart, Carroll L.
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1991
Bulk Dates: 1943-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms2139
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from Carroll L. Cowart to his parents from 1943-1945. Correspondence regards camp life in Louisiana and North Carolina training camps; troop movements in Europe; post war duties of the 354th at Camp Lucky Strike (France); and trips in post war Europe. The collection also includes some World War II ephemera; a copy of Combat History of 354th Inf. Regiment; and a copy of Cowart's memoir, titled Government Issue or the Story of One G.I. in World War II, written in 1991.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carroll L. Cowart collection, ms2139, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Camp Lucky Strike (France)
Soldiers -- Georgia.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 89th
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 354th
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1943-1945
12Ephemera, 1918
11-2Typescripts, 1991