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Lt. Phil Crawford World War II letters

Lt. Phil Crawford World War II letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lt. Phil Crawford World War II letters
Creator: Crawford, Phil Hall
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3069
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Phil Hall Crawford was born in Due West, South Carolina. He was a graduate of Erskine College with a AB degree in Education and received his Masters Degree at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Phil Crawford was a United States Army veteran where he was a 1st Lt. and served in overseas tours in North Africa and Italy for 2 1/2 years. He was a retired educator in the public school system in Georgia having taught for 34 years in Thomaston and Griffin, Georgia public schools. He died on November 7, 2006. Phil Hall Crawford - Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home website (Retrieved July 21, 2009)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters from Phil Crawford to his wife (and some letters from his wife back to him) during his service in World War II. Most of the letters are about areas that he was stationed in, including England, North Africa and Italy.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lt. Phil Crawford World War II letters, ms3069, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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Subject Terms

Soldiers -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- History.

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