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Charles R. McGuire Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0586

Scope and Contents

Letters written by Charles R. McGuire to Gladys Wright, Knoxville, Tenn 1917-1918 Charles R. McGuire became a member of Co, G, Second Tennessee Infantry on June 15, 1917. He was transferred to the Machine Gun Company, 120th Infantry at Camp Sevier on September 12, 1917. He rose to the rank of sergeant. He was fighting in the Ypres Sector in Belgium. He was killed September 30, 1918 on the Hinderburg Line near Bellincourt. He listed among the Knox County soldiers who lost their lives in “Knox County in the World War” (pp. 66-67). McGuire is buried in the Knoxville National Cemetery: DOB 4-11-1895, DOD 9-30-1918.

Dates

  • 1917-1918

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

Title
Charles R. McGuire Collection.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States
865.215.8814