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T. Baldwin Martin papers

T. Baldwin Martin papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: T. Baldwin Martin papers
Creator: Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985
Inclusive Dates: 1917-1935
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.6 Linear Feet 4 document boxes, 1 box
Collection Number: ms3260
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

T. Baldwin Martin was a native of Madison, Georgia, but lived in Macon, Georgia. He received a law degree from Mercer University where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He served in World War I as a 1st Lieutenant in the American Expeditionary Force in France. Later in life he was a partner in Martin, Snow, Grant and Napier law firm.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of World War I materials including military manuals, correspondence, orders, photographs, maps, artifacts, a scrapbook, and Martin's diary, from Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., Camp Greene, Charlotte, N.C., Camp Mills, Long Island, N.Y., and American Expeditionary Force, Europe. All materials were received in Martin's World War I trunk. Each box has an inventory of items within the container.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

T. Baldwin Martin papers, ms3260, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 July 6.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.)
Camp Greene
Fort Oglethorpe (Ga.)
France -- Maps.
Manuals (instructional materials)
Maps (documents)
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Correspondence
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Diaries
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Photographs
Military art and science -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Orders (military records)
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
World War, 1914-1918.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. WWI material, 1917-18

11Roster of Co 12, ROTC, Christmas menu, 1917 27 August-27 November
11Camp Greene, Charlotte, NC
11Post cards, Wrightsville Beach, NC
11Martin's tax return
11Photographs of unit (2)
1 of men in trench
11ARC post card to Martin's mother on his arrival in Europe
12Camp Greene, NC, Camp Mills, Long Island, NY
Alien reports-Swiss, Austrian, German etc. men in US Army
Concientious objectors in unit
13Camp Greene, Camp Mills, NY, 1918 January-April
Unit donation to local library fund-American Trust Bank, Charlotte
Martin's request to transfer to JAGAlien reports, 1918Summary of intelligence
14papers, 1918 June-December
Copy of Le Miroir, November 1918
Pay roll of St. Aignan Cas Co, France, Nov 1918-soldiers listed by nameRequisitions Camp Pontenezen, Brest, France
15Card file of aliens
16Maps of France
17Equipment slips
18Martin's diary
19Miscellaneous forms

2. Scrapbook

21Ft Oglethorpe, Georgia, Camp Greene, North Carolina, 1918
21Martin's certificate of membership in Odd Fellows, 1918
21Photographs of military activities
21Martin's vaccination register
21AEF-ID card
21Notes on scouting, sniping
21Regiment insignias-hand-drawn
21List of equipment for officers
21List of equipment, arms, clothing needed by officers for field service in France
21Photo post cards from camp, France
21Orders - maps in French
21Newspaper notice of awards to Col. Frank C. Boles, Sgt. Frank B. Gresham
22Notes - order in French
22Aerial photographs
22Photo post card of man and woman with note in French on verso
22List of personnel [enlisted] for AEF, 39th Inf Co G
23Letters to Judge Advocate General recommending Martin to JAG
23Maps and orders of France
24Maps of France
24Signals made by infantry
24Field order 54-Verdun, Meuse, Branderviller
24Machine guns
24Wire cutters and foot bridges
24Tactical liaison with tanks
24German stamps
24German money
24Picture post cards
24Sugar and bread coupons, ration stamps
24German passport or ID of Emil Hofmann of Annaberg
24Martin's sick leave-SO 82
24Martin's lost purse notice
24Martin's leave to visit Headquarters lst Army
24Ticket to opera
24Menu cards [from trip home?], 1919
24List of personnel returning to US
24Camp Merritt, NJ instructions
24Stationery, Picture of Monte-Carlo & Monaco
242 original drawings signed Georgette Muhlemann
24Several local addresses on scraps of paper
25Manuscript and typed versions of speech to Ladies of the Memorial
25Association of Madison
26Post war miscellaneous
26Martin's Chamber of Commerce member card
26Small book-Worth While Poems
26Macon Lion's Club handbook, 1926
26Odd Fellows certificates
26Birth announcement-O B Duncan, Jr
26Post card from Paris
26Envelope with foreign stamps
26News clips of Macon civil leaders
26Mail list-no ID
26Photographs-one with name
26Macon better film committee-Mrs. Martin
27Large photo of Mr. Martin in WWI uniform obituary, 1985

3. Military manuals and books

3Field Service Regulations United States Army. corrected to July 1, 1914. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1914
3Field Service Regulations United States Army. 1914. corrected to April 15, 1917 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
3Moss, Major James A. Manual of Military Trailing. Menasha, Wisc,: George Banta Pub'l Co., 1917
3Harllee, Captain William C. U. S. Marine Corps Score Book & Rifleman's Instructor. Philadelphia, 1913
3Moss, Major James A. Trench Warfare. Menasha, Wisc.: Geo. Banta Pub'l Co., 1917
3Musketry. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
3 Instructions for the Defensive Combat of Small Units. Infantry: Platoon to Regiment , 1918
3Supplement to Instructions for the Offensive Combat of Small Units. Adapted From the French at General Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces France, 1918
3 Instructions for the Intelligence Service of an Infantry Regiment , 1918
3 Trench Accessories, 4th Division (Regular) , 1918
3 U. S. Official Pictures of the World War showing America's Participation
4 Cassell's miniature French-English, English-French Dictionary
4Wilcox, Cornelis de Witt. War French. New York: The MacMillan Co., 1918
4Manual for Commanders of Infantry Platoons. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4Bayonet Training Manual. Army War College, 1918
4English-French Hand Book for the Use of United States Soldiers. Issued by the National Security League
4 Infantry Drill Regulations. United States Army , 1911
4Field Message Book, U. S. Army. Instructions for use
4Method of Instructing Skirmishers and Small Groups of Skirmishers. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4Organization of the Telephone Listening-in Service. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4Note on he Construction of Deep Gallery Shelters. Washington: Gov't. Printing Office, 1917
4Landscape Sketching. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4Notes on the Identification of Aeroplanes. War Dept., 1917
4 Trench Orders for the American Forces in France , 1918
4Notes on Infantry Attacks and Raids. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4 Lectures on discipline and training-Hints to Young Officers by a British Officer , 1918
4Notes on Examination of the Effects & Various Objects Found on German Soldiers. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4Program of Training in Gas Defense. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4Training Manual in Topography, map reading & reconnaissance. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
4 Instructions for the Offensive Combat of Small Units , 1918
4Description and Instructions for the use of Smoke Torch, Mark I. Army War College, 1918
4Close Combat Weapons. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
4 Handbook of the German Army in War. April, 1918 , 1918
4Engineer Field Manual, part I-VII. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
4Van Steenderen, F. C. L. Quatre Contes. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1902
4 Musketry. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917 , 1917
4Notes on the Construction & Equipment of Trenches. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
4Bagster-Collins, E. W. First Book in German. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1916
4Morgan, J. H. German Atrocities. An Official Investigation. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1916

4. Artifacts

5Binoculars, metal fruit cake box with items, drafting set, fishing equipment, whistle, compass, shaving knife, repair kit, wallet, wicks, 2 epaulets