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Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook

Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Title: Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook
Creator: Owens, Justus Erwin, 1893-1918
Inclusive Dates: 1918
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2856
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Justus Erwin Owens (1893-1918), U.S. Army soldier in the 326th Infantry, 82nd Division, during World War I. Owens was killed at the Battle of Argonne. Owens was a resident of Carrollton, Georgia.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook containing information on the World War I service of Justus Erwin Owens in 1918 with newspaper clippings, photographs, and some correspondence. The correspondence is between Owens and his family while he was training at Camp Gordon, while in France, and at the time of his death. Of particular interest is a letter in which Owens describes the Battle of St. Mihiel.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Justus Erwin Owens scrapbook, ms2856, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Saint-Mihiel, Battle of, Saint-Mihiel, France, 1918.
Soldiers -- Georgia.
United States. Army -- Infantry, 326th
World War, 1914-1918 -- France.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Scrapbook, 1918