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George Guion Supply Sergeant's Book

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2017-33-0

Content Description

George Guion's Supply Sergeant's Book (2017-33-0) Seargeant's Book from the Litchfield Light Horse, Battlefields giveaway book, News clipping about a fire in downtown, Litchfield. Correspondence, November 30th, July 1915, proposed to form a platoon of calvary in Litchfield to be known as the "Litchfield Light Horse", abd also a Gun Squad. The supply book contains three pages of names, from Bantam or Litchfield, occupation, date of birth, height and who to call in case of emergency, such as mother, father, wife, cousin or friend. Also one page for a "List of Arms and equipment of Litchfield Light Horse", 1917. One page for "List of Arms and equipment for "First Separate Platoon Cavalry, Commission, CT, State Guard, 1918. A book "Battle Fields Of Today" (revised 1918) is of War Regions of Europe. The newspaper clipping is of a fire in Litchfield, CT downtown when 2 stores were destroyed, Endicott Antique and Mason Gift Shop.

Dates

  • Majority of material found in 1915-1918

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical / Historical

This collection is open for research.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Guy Baldwin

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Condition Description

Fair, pages are tearing away from the binding, many of the papers edges have yellowed and the map book is very worn and discolored.
Title
George Guion Supply Sergeant's Book
Status
Completed
Author
Marcia J. Furman
Date
8/28/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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