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Label
1918 July 3 - Sept. 2
Inclusive dates
1918 July 3 - Sept. 2
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Transcript of Randolph McGuire Cabell's diary, dated 1918 July 3-September 2. Topics include his enlistment, travel to the war front, and his service in France. Includes photographs
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Randolph McGuire Cabell (1895-1972), of Waynesboro, Virginia, was a student at Washington and Lee University when he enlisted as a lab technician with Base Hospital #45, also known as the "McGuire Medical Unit." After the war he became an executive with the Cabell Coal Company in Covington, Virginia. From mid-1920 until late-1940, Cabell commanded Battery D, 246th Coast Artillery, Virginia National Guard. During WWII, he rose to the rank of colonel and served most of the war as Army Liaison Officer with the U.S. Navy 5th Naval District at Norfolk, Virginia. He retired in the 1950's as a Brigadier General in the Virginia National Guard.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diary
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
15
Immediate source of acquisition
Cabell, Randy
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501783
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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