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Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. During the past several weeks there has been great international interest in the art works that had been in the possession of Hildebrand Gurlitt before and during World War II, some of which were ultimately recovered at war’s end, stored at the United States Army’s Wiesbaden Central […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on November 18, 2013, under Digital Projects, History, Military Records, News, The Process.
Tags: 12th Army Group, 373rd Engineer General Service Regiment, Aachen, Allied Expeditionary Force, Ardelia Hall Collection, Captain Walter Hancock, Captain Walter Inge Farmer, Fold3, Greg Bradsher, Hildebrand Gurlitt, Hungarian Coronation Regalia, Landesmuseum, looted art, M1947, Marburg, Merkers, Metz Cathedral, MFA&A, Nazis, Reichsbank, SHAEF, Suermondt Museum, The Monuments Men, Theodor Fischer, U.S. 7th Army, Wiesbaden Central Collecting Point, World War II
Today’s post is written by Kylene Woods, a processing archivist at Archives II in College Park. You are interested in knowing more about the army unit your grandfather served with during World War II. Grandpa Jim served with the 1884th Engineer Aviation Battalion, and you want to know more about the type of work the […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on November 15, 2013, under Know Your Records, Military Records, Reference.
Tags: 1884th Engineer Aviation Battalion, After Action Reports, Army Unit Records, daily journals, file numbers, finding aids, Finding Your Father's War, general orders, Jonathan Gawne, Military Personnel Record, Military Service Record, National Archives in St Louis, off-site reference requests, on-site research, Online Public Access system, Personal Participation in World War II, pull slip, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (Army), Records of the U.S. Army Operational Tactile and Support Organizations, Reference staff, RG 112, RG 338, RG 407, S-2 reports, staff reports, unit histories, World War II Army Unit Records
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher and is the continuation of last week’s post. On April 9, 1863, President Lincoln met Tartar. On that day the President reviewed I Corps (commanded by Maj. Gen. John Reynolds) of the Army of the Potomac and freed slaves serving in the army on a plain two […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on October 30, 2013, under History, Military Records.
Tags: Appomattox, Army of the Potomac, Battery B, Battle of Chancellorsville, Battle of Five Forks, Battle of Funkstown, Battle of the Wilderness, Bethesda Church, Cemetery Hill, Fitzhugh's Crossing, Fort Leavenworth, Fort McHenry, Fredericksburg, General H. J. Kilpatrick, Gettysburg, Gravelly Run, Hatchers Run, Haymarket, Isaac Vandicar, Lewis Farm, Major General Gouverneur K. Warren, Major General John Reynolds, Mine Run, North Anna River, Petersburg, Po River, Pollock's Mill Crossing, President Abraham Lincoln, Quaker Road, Rapidan River, Rappahannock River, Robert E. Lee, Spotsylvania Court House, Tad Lincoln, Tartar, Totopotomy Creek, Warrenton, Weldon Railroad, White House, White Oak Road
Today’s post is the first part of a two-part story told to us by Dr. Greg Bradsher. Look for part two next week! In early July 1857, Captain John W. Phelps, commanding officer of Battery B, 4th Regiment of Artillery, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, was acquiring horses for his battery for its planned expedition […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on October 23, 2013, under History, Military Records, Reference.
Tags: Albert Sidney Johnston, Army of the Potomac, Augustus Buell, Camp Floyd, Captain John W. Phelps, Carson City, Department of Utah, Falmouth, Fitz-John Porter, Fort Bridger, Fort Leavenworth, Fredericksburg, Green River, John Gibbon, Manassas, Orange Court House, Provo, RG 391, RG 393, RG 94, Salt Lake City, Sergeant James Stewart, Tartar
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. In reviewing some text that we plan on adding to the International Research Portal for Records Related to Nazi-Era Cultural Property in conjunction with albums containing photographs depicting looted art work, Robin Waldman had a comment after she looked at the following: [Colonel Robert Storey, an American prosecutor at […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on September 26, 2013, under Archives II, History, Military Records, Reference, The Process.
Tags: Colonel Robert Storey, Greg Bradsher, International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, International Research Portal for Records Related to Nazi-Era Cultural Property, Nazi Conspiracy and Aggresssion, Office of Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality, RG 238, Robin Waldman, Sylvia Naylor