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Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler

Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler

Descriptive Summary

Title: Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler
Creator: Kesler, Lawrence D., -1966
Inclusive Dates: 1966
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2265
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lawrence D. Kesler (d. 1966) was from La Grange, Georgia, and served in B Battery, 6th Battalion, 14th Artillery, I Field Force during the Vietnam War.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of seven letters from Larry Kesler to his parents, John and Catherine Kesler. Written by Kesler while serving during the Vietnam War, correspondences describe his assignment to B Battery, 6th Battalion, 15th Artillery; base camp at Pleiku, camp life, and details of the fighting that took place there. Included within the letters are drawings of a 175mm self-propelled cannon and tank.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Larry Kesler letters to John and Catherine Kesler, ms2265, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Pleiku (Vietnam) -- Description and travel.
United States. Army. Field Artillery, 14th. Battalion, 6th
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters