The Resource Arlene V. Catlett letters

Arlene V. Catlett letters

Label
Arlene V. Catlett letters, 1943-1947
Title
Arlene V. Catlett letters
Inclusive dates
1943-1947
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1943-1947, written to Arlene V. Catlett (1927-2007) of Winchester, Virginia, from friends and family while they were serving in the military. Correspondents include Charles E. "Bud" Carter (1928-1972), Clifton L. Kerns, Jr. (1928-1999), and her step-brother Walter O. Richard (1917-1950). The bulk of the letters were written by Kerns in 1946 and 1947 while he was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, and with the U.S. Constabulary in Karlsruhe, Germany. Subjects include boot camp and basic training, hikes, inspections, rifle practice, guard duty, furloughs, promotions, mail deliveries, and homesickness
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Arlene V. Catlett was born in Frederick County, Virginia on 8 November 1927. She was the daughter of Smith Catlett and Emma V. (Ramey) Richard. She married James L. Courtney, Jr.. Arlene C. Courtney died in Winchester on 11 April 2007, and is buried in the Mount Olive United Methodist Church cemetery in Hayfield, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Arlene V. Catlett letters
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.45
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
East Coast Books
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001609534
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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